e-mail A presentation about communicating electronically
What is e-mail? It is a messaging system that uses a networkto deliver a message at any time to any place on that network for as many people as you wish.
Wikipedia says… Electronic mail, often abbreviated to e-mail, email, or originally eMail, is a store-and-forward method of writing, sending, receiving and saving messages over electronic communication systems.
www.mywalpole.com.au says An electronic document (usually a message) sent to a person or group on the Internet. When used as a verb, "email" refers to the act of sending such a document over the Internet.
Email is an alternative to postal mail (often called “SNAIL MAIL”)
Email is better in many ways:- Email can be sent to a number of persons at the same time (no more licking hundreds of envelopes!!) Email can send files containing video, pictures, even PowerPoint presentations
Your address goes here The address of the recipient goes here In case you want to send it to others YOUR FABULOUS MESSAGE!!!
Ok, this email screen looks different, but can you still recognise the various parts?
Dangers of email What if you send the wrong message or attachment to the wrong address? Who wants a nasty virus on their computer upon opening a message from an unknown address??? eww. Getting junk mail or spam is just a big pain…