Name: Emailing- electronic mail
History: In the sixty's different users were able to send text messages in one computer.
In 1971 Ray Tomlinson expended this ability to a few computers that were connected in the internet.
From then, the email has developed and the Internet grew and became more and more popular in the world.
In Israel the email appeared at first in 1980,when Joseph Regev with help from Sima Vindzberg (my mother) built an electronic system in "Ben Gurion's University" in the Negev.
Pros and Cons
Pros: People can send messages to each other.
It is possible to send folders.
It has a version on cellphones.
If you send email to your mail you will be able to see it.
You can send the same email to many people
It is professional.
Cons: if you write an uncorrect email address there's a chance that someone else will get it.
You can't send an email to someone who doesn't have an email address.
You need to wait until you get a reply.
Sometimes the servers don't work.
There is garbage mails.
In the future
The email is still used today.
I think that email will be used in the future, but people will need it less and less because if people want to send messages in the shortest time the will use Whatsapp or Facebook. Maybe students will have to use the email to sent projects to their teachers.
"Every day, the citizens of the Internet send each other billions of e-mail messages. If you're online a lot, you yourself may send a dozen or more e-mails each day without even thinking about it.
E-mail has become an extremely popular communication tool. It turns out that e-mail is an incredibly simple system at its core.
The first e-mail message was sent in 1971 by an engineer named Ray Tomlinson. Prior to this, you could only send messages to users on a single machine. Tomlinson's breakthrough was the ability to send messages to other machines on the Internet, using the @ sign to designate the receiving machine.
An e-mail message has always been nothing more than a simple text message - a piece of text sent to a recipient. In the beginning and even today, e-mail messages tend to be short pieces of text, although the ability to add attachments now makes many messages quite long. Even with attachments, however, e-mail messages continue to be text messages."
How E-mail Works (by Marshall Brain and Tim Crosby)