SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 22: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers a keynote address during the Facebook f8 conference on September 22, 2011 in San Francisco, California. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg kicked off the conference introducing a Timeline feature to the popular social network. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Want to message someone you don't know on Facebook? You can . . . for a price.
Facebook introduced new features Thursday, including new message filters and a system where strangers can now message you for a fee, according to its corporate newsroom. The experiment will be tested at $1.
Essentially, Facebook is saying that if strangers have to pay to message you, then your spam will be reduced.
Here's what FB said directly.