Facebook today announced a trial that could let paid advertisers directly message users' in-boxes, which have traditionally been held for messages from friends.
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Facebook's widely anticipated announcement Monday might have come as a surprise to some. It didn't, after all, announce a new e-mail service as many people had speculated. Not really, anyway.
As if the opening of <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2010/092410-facebook-movie-a-hit-critics.html?pid=162">The Social Network movie</a> to start the month didn’t give people enough to talk about regarding Facebook, the company this past week hasn’t been able to stay out of the headlines through actions of its own and others.