Instiller has created a giant infographic revealing the rich history of the humble email. Did you know that in 2003 77m office workers solely accessed the internet to read their emails.
Do you know ?
- In 1971, the first electronic mail message was sent
- The first ever email sent simply consisted of the letters: QWERTYUIOP
- The first ever SPAM email was sent in 1978
- The first smiley emoticon was invented in 1982
- In 1991, astronauts sent the first email from space
- Simon, the Personal Communicator Smartphone was released all the way back in 1994!
- Hotmail was the first free email service, available from 1996
- Internet acronyms, LOL, OMG, and WTF were added to the dictionary all the way back in 2004
- 49.5% of all email opens occur on a Smartphone
- 16.8% of all email opens occur on a tablet
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Source : https://econsultancy.com/