It really gets on my nerves that so many web sites have their own messaging system. Why would I want a yelp.com inbox?? Just send yelp messages to my email address!
When questioned, one founder said, "What, I should send my traffic to Gmail instead of back to my own site?"
YES. It's a much better user experience!!!
In unrelated news, I'll be in Taiwan over the next week, for Wei-chao's wedding.
More than one person said, "Have a good time! Don't eat too many puppies."