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Facebook this morning changed your default email address to be theirs, rather than yours. This means if you send an email to someone it will come from “you”@facebook.com.

Check Your Settings

    • – Click on your name at the top right of Facebook to go to your profile.

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  • – Now in the top middle of the page, click the link to Edit Profile.
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  • – On the left menu, select Contact information.
  • facebook contact menu

At the top under Emails, you will now see you have a new address @facebook.com


Reverse the Email Change

You cannot remove this new email address, but you can change your profile so that it does not show up in your account.
Here’s how:

  • – On the down arrow to the right of the @facebook.com email adress click the arrow and select “Hidden from Profile”.
  • facebook hide email from profile

  • – Change your default email to “Shown on Profile”

Now you are back to normal again.