The Place Of The Telephone Call In Today’s World

The Place Of The Telephone Call In Today’s World
technology

With messaging, chatting and social networking becoming more popular, will we see the death of phone calls soon?

Naresh Kumar
  • 6 august 2010

Science writer Clive Thompson, in his regular column in Wired, says that phone calls – which are already on a decline, will eventually be used only for deeper sorts of discussions. Other than that, texting, chatting and social networking will take its place, with today’s generation already preferring these mediums to interact with each other. Clive says these are superior modes of communication to a voice call:

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