Email – Out Like Casette Tapes?

According to recent article on, e-mail is “out like casette tapes.”

Email is old -school. At least that’s the contention of a string of articles published in the last four months, the most recent appearing today in the Chronicle of Higher Education. The Chronicle states that in a study last year,

“teenagers preferred new technology, like instant messaging or text messaging, for talking to friends and use e-mail to communicate with ‘old people.”

The Mercury News states,

“For those of you who have just figured out how to zap spam or manage your inbox, prepare for the bad news: E-mail is, like, so yesterday.”

USA Today makes the claim, “E-mail is so last millennium.”

What do you think?


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