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Facebook Switched Your Email - Fix It!

06/25/12

Facebook automatically switched its users' default email to an @facebook.com account.

A company statment to Reuters said:

As we announced back in April, we've been updating addresses on Facebook to make them consistent across our site.

In addition to everyone receiving an address, we're also rolling out a new setting that gives people the choice to decide which addresses they want to show on their timelines.

Ever since the launch of timeline, people have had the ability to control what posts they want to show or hide on their own timelines, and today we're extending that to other information they post, starting with the Facebook address.

So, if you're like most Facebook users and want people to contact you at an email address you actually use, you'll need to change it back. Here's how.