Facebook To Charge $1 To Allow Others Access Into Your Inbox

Facebook To Charge $1 To Allow Others Access Into Your Inbox
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Facebook is trying a new system for filtering your inbox messages; they plan to charge strangers $1 to message you. Up until this point, strangers would be able to send you messages for free, cluttering up your inbox.

With this new system in place, Facebook hopes that the clutter will be reduced.

They hope that if a person is willing to pay $1 to write you a message, it must be important. This may not be such a bad idea, but then again, maybe it’s just a ploy to make the company giant more money.

But how much money could a scheme like this actually bring?

Paul Hudson | Elite. 

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A young writer, philosopher, and entrepreneur, Paul Hudson (@MrPaulHudson) has been writing for Elite Daily nearly since the start. Currently located in Manhattan, Paul Hudson primarily devotes his time between writing for Elite Daily and a mining startup in Turkey. He loves sharing his life experiences with his readers and makes sure to practice what he preaches.

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