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As technology moves forward at an ever faster pace, we are left with memories of how it used to be. Sometimes it can be hard to keep up with all the new things that are being released and our thoughts for many will linger back to the old days when gadgets and devices were much simpler. When the Internet turned into a household name, that’s when things started to move really fast. We were greeted with a lifetime’s worth of information and knowledge at our fingertips. The speed of our dial-up connections became faster, and we could see and upload images to form simple websites. Eventually we got what we are still using today, the email.

Back then, about 10 years ago, when you received an email and the famous “ploing” sound filled the air, you were eager to see who sent it to you. Sometimes we became almost euphoric as the emails came tumbling into our inbox. However, things have of course changed quite a bit since then. We’ve gone through a ton of different messaging services, from ICQ to MSN Messenger and eventually we received what we now call social networking.

As the post offices are struggling to survive, the Internet is thriving with messaging services of all kinds. There’s Twitter, Facebook, and as you know, I could go on forever if we wanted to list them all. So what will happen with snail mail eventually? Well, one thing is for sure, and that is that we have somewhat shifted our excitement quite a bit. We’ve even switched sides completely. I found a picture today that basically depicts this change in a brilliant way. It will be quite clear to you what I mean when you have a look at it. Times change, but the retro feeling of a letter in your hand will never release its grip on us. You got to love it!

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Author: Richard Darell

Richard Darell is the founder and CEO of Bit Rebels, a multifaceted online news outlet that reports daily on the latest developments in technology, social media, design and everything geek. Today this media entity welcomes more than 2.5 million unique visitors per month and is considered the go to place for people in constant motion. As an Internet entrepreneur, he is dedicated to constantly trying to develop new ways to bring content faster and closer to the end user in a more streamlined way. His excitement for statistics has allowed him to further develop systems that continuously produce accurate and fast-paced analytics to better optimize the approach by which Bit Rebels presents news and content. His graphic design background has proven to be an important tool when designing new systems and features for Bit Rebels since the development of solid and stable code depends entirely on their structure and implemented procedures. Richard currently resides in Stockholm, Sweden and directs the Bit Rebels offices in both Stockholm and Atlanta. You can reach Richard at richard@bitrebels.com

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