eMail is a powerful complementer of the older technologies: telephone, letters ...
No stamps, no paper, no envelopes, no trips to/from the postbox.
Your message can be short, succinct and to the point. Stay in touch when do not wish to speak.
- The Receiver of your message does not have to be home when you 'write'.
- Unlimited interactions via a computer (written, voice, image, music, information) versus limited via telephone (voice)
- Internet and eMail can bring together countless numbers of people sharing the same interests, eg chat rooms and instant messaging using ICQ, AOL and MSN