Facebook is testing a service that would make it easier for complete strangers to send private messages directly to your inbox. How? It's simple — with money. In a blog post, the company explained how they will test ways for users to send messages to the inboxes of people they aren't Facebook friends with. Facebook says they're toying with an "economic signal." In everyday terms, senders could pay $1 to have a message delivered to another user. The way Facebook presents it, you could reach out to a speaker you saw at an event or make a professional connection, and the fact that you have to pay to send it might discourage unwanted messages. [Source]
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