As predicted by many speculators all over the internet – Facebook e-mail has been launched this morning with a blog article posted by Facebook at 6:15 am EST.
You can now integrate your Facebook account with your chat and messages on Facebook – no you never have to leave! It also uses the “one conversation model” for chatting on the platform and a built in spam feature.
Here is a graphical explanation found on the site:
If you are interested in getting a @facebook.com e-mail make sure you request your invite here