Back in 2010, Facebook released a new email add-on to its site to compete with the likes of Gmail and others. The add-on created a new @facebook.com email address with your Facebook username.
Disappointed by the lack of
buy-in usage from its users, Facebook decided to give its entire user base a push in the right direction, by automatically changing your email address on your profile to the @facebook.com address. Just like that.
Mark Zuckerberg expects you to be grateful.
Here’s how you can change it back.