As technology advances and social media becomes even more prevalent in our day-to-day lives, where does that leave email? There are many people I know who say they don’t use stand alone email for anything. They rely completely on Facebook to communicate with friends, family and business associates. Personally, I do find myself having more conversations on the social media guru’s site than using my personal email account. The relationships are different and therefore the communication is different. So in the battle of social vs. email, who will win? And what will be the results of that win?
Maybe it will become a stepping stone to social? Once you have email and then delve into social media, you lose the need for email. Or maybe it is like radio to video and Internet is to television? They both have their place for their respective tasks and audiences. What do you think?
We found this interesting topic on TechCrunch in their article, “Remembering Email.”
Melody K. Smith
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