Facebook to Launch a "Gmail Killer" This Monday

November 12, 2010

10:21 pm

If the rumors are true, it will be interesting to see how many people adopted Facebook as there new mail client. This could be a huge hit to Gmail, which has become one of the most popular email clients on the Web.

Rumors of a Facebook e-mail client, known internally as Project Titan or the “Gmail killer,” have been circulating the blogosphere since February, but according to TechCrunch, the announcement will finally come during a special event Monday at Facebook headquarters.

An e-mail service from Facebook would likely pose a serious challenge to established providers such as Google and Yahoo!, thanks to Facebook’s emphasis on re-creating users’ offline social networks for the Web.

Read more at thehill.com

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Frank Gruber is the cofounder, CEO and Executive Editor of Tech.Co (formerly Tech Cocktail). He is the author of the book, Startup Mixology, Tech Cocktail’s Guide to Building, Growing, and Celebrating Startup Success. He is also a startup advisor and investor to startups. Find Frank Gruber online and follow him on Twitter at @FrankGruber.

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