60 billion emails a day
The e-mail server where I work has software that blocks a ton of spam, thankfully, but e-mail has become for me and everyone where I work the most important form of communication. Email is much more efficient than the telephone, much faster than snail-mail, and allows us to accomplish so much more in the same amount of time. Sure, there are down-sides, but the up-side is incredible. Here is a story on the daily amount of e-mail zinging around the world. Sixty (60) billion!!