A report on Email and Text messaging

This screenshot shows the "Inbox" page of an email client; users can see new emails and take actions, such as reading, deleting, saving, or responding to these messages.
A text message using SMS – the 160 character limit led to the abbreviations of "SMS language"
The at sign, a part of every SMTP email address
A text message on an iPhone announcing an AMBER Alert
When a "robot" on Wikipedia makes changes to image files, the uploader receives an email about the changes made.
A multimedia message displayed on a mobile phone
Email operation
SMS is used to send "welcome" messages to mobile phones roaming between countries. Here, T-Mobile welcomes a Proximus subscriber to the UK, and Base welcomes an Orange UK customer to Belgium.
The interface of an email client, Thunderbird.
This sticker seen in Paris satirizes the popularity of communication in SMS shorthand. In French: "Is that you? / It's me! / Do you love me? / Shut up!"
A driver with attention divided between a mobile phone and the road ahead
Two girls text during class at school
A text message that (he says) promises 500 Libyan dinars ($400) to anyone who "makes noise" in support of Gaddafi in the coming days
A recruitment ban in French SMS language: «Slt koi29 on é jamé 2tro @ s batre pour la P. ;-)» = «''Salut! Quoi de neuf? On n'est jamais de trop à se battre pour la Paix!»
Some health organizations manage text messaging services to help people avoid smoking

In the 2010s, the sending of short informal messages became an accepted part of many cultures, as happened earlier with emailing.

- Text messaging

Young people preferred instant messaging, texting and social media.

- Email
This screenshot shows the "Inbox" page of an email client; users can see new emails and take actions, such as reading, deleting, saving, or responding to these messages.

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A Teletype Model 32 used for Telex service

Telex

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Station-to-station switched network of teleprinters similar to a telephone network, using telegraph-grade connecting circuits for two-way text-based messages.

Station-to-station switched network of teleprinters similar to a telephone network, using telegraph-grade connecting circuits for two-way text-based messages.

A Teletype Model 32 used for Telex service
A late-model British Telecom "Puma" telex machine of the 1980s

Telex served as the forerunner of modern fax, email, and text messaging – both technically and stylistically.