CNET Editor Explains Highlights of Facebook’s Titan Messaging Service

BY Matthew Kielty  November 15, 2010 at 9:37 PM EDT



Just before Mark Zuckerberg closed a Monday news conference with a Q&A, he wanted to clarify something.

“This is not an e-mail killer,” he told reporters.

Zuckerberg was talking about Facebook’s new messaging system, Titan, a service that many claimed would uproot traditional e-mail giants such as Gmail and Yahoo!, and further ignite the rivalry between Facebook and Google.

We asked CNET Editor at Large Rafe Needleman if Titan is a process of evolution or revolution in online communicating and to break down some of the details and services of the new Facebook product.

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Video editing by Justin Scuiletti.