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Facebook to drop email service; here’s where it will go

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After more than three years, Facebook’s email service will be shutting down.

The company announced Thursday that it will pull the plug on the little-used service.

Emails showed up as messages for Facebook users.

But it never took off.

Facebook says it plans to focus more on mobile messaging.

Last week, the company acquired WhatsApp, a mobile messaging service.

If you used your Facebook email, messages will be forwarded to your account’s primary email address.