Arif Durrani
Nov 18, 2010

Facebook Messages hits the right note with experts

GLOBAL - The arrival of Facebook Messages this week has been widely welcomed as a timely, one-stop shop for social communications by media and digital specialists, with one noting "it's what Google Wave should have been".

Facebook Messages

It didn’t take long for Mark Zuckerberg’s unveiling of the seamless messaging service in San Francisco on Monday 15 November to kick start speculation around the world.

Early headlines about it being a Gmail killer appeared to owe more to the desire of journalists to pit the networking giant Facebook against internet giant Google, than any outright challenge.

Zuckerberg said, This is not an email killer. This is a messaging system that includes email as one...

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