It may not be a big deal, it may be trivial and easy to fix, but today Facebook up and hijacked your email address on Facebook. Did you even know you had an @facebook.com email address? Well, welcome to post-IPO Facebook, making changes because they can.
The fix is really easy, but here's a diagram on how to do it quickly.
The PPT slides can be viewed and downloaded from Slideshare.net: Facebook Email Hijack Fix
Don't thank me, thank Mark and Co. for enabling and changing a "feature" and turning a change into a "benefit."
I'm pretty sure I won't be publishing or using my @facebook.com email address. I can't imagine anything much worse, managing email within Facebook. UG! Be prepared for what's next from Facebook, because it's coming.
Three critical-path Facebook posts:
- The Social Web Is Falling: Facebook's Continuing Outage Problem
- A Water Landing for Facebook's IPO: What Do We Have to Lose?
- Facebook Business: Your Customer Service Web is Facebook, Are You Listening and Responding?
Get all the Uber.la Facebook posts here: The Complete Facebook Page
Some more for your LEARN box of social media:
- The Quick-Start Guide to Google+
- Metrics & Learnings: Little-Blog Analytics – 2012 Mid-year Reporting
- Going Global and Going Virtual: Are You Ready for What's Next in Agency Models?
- There is Never Enough Time To Get Everything Done: So… What's Your Plan?
- You Don't Have To Start Learning Google+, But You're Gonna Fall Behind
- Social Media is Only Part of the Online Marketing Mix
- Authority and the Speeding Train of Project Leadership
- Positive Momentum: How Do You Generate Your Forward Thinking?
- White Boarding – Learning To Think with Your Hands
- Truth, Transparency, and Trust: How Do We Establish Our Connection?
- Positive Forces: Delayed, Deflected, Divorced, Distracted, But Not Deterred
- Plussing or Dividing: How Are You Showing Up in the World?
- Dear Graduate – a Toolkit for Learners and Job Hunters
- Expert Not Found – Social Media is About Being a "Student" not a "Guru"
Most people don't really enjoy being mean; they do it because they can't help it. (from Graham's Hierarchy of Disagreement)