42% versus 27%. Those are the percentages of social-media users and nonusers, respectively, who check their personal email four or more times daily, according to Scott Monty, head of social media for Ford Motor Company. The implication: Email lives on in the age of Twitter and Facebook. “People still use email as a primary method of sharing interesting news, keeping in touch, and notification,” Monty says.
generally, as the more internet savvy you are, the more likely it is that you use these servcies – it makes sense that email will grow as you have more people to email 🙂 the question is, is this sustainable. is email a better way of communicating than IM?