10 Interesting E-Mail Facts

Electronic mail (known as e-mail) is a way to exchange digital messages from an author to one or more recipients. It has become the preferred method of communication since it takes a matter of seconds to get a message across.

Who sent the first e-mail?

Ray Tomlinson was the first person to send out an e-mail in late 1971. The e-mail was sent between two machines that were side-by-side and the only physical connection they had was through the ARPANet.

This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at

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