It’s been four decades since the popular medium was created. Here’s a look at how it became so essential.
It’s been 40 years since email was born, even though the word “email” wasn’t coined until ten years after its birth. Today, it’s become one of the most common way to reach someone. To mark the momentous occasion, the AP Stylebook has changed the spelling of e-mail to email, and email server Reachmail has created a 40th Anniversary infographic looking at how far email has come since 1971 (see below).