Although lack of email security (think spam and the insecurity about the sender's identity) plays a part, SMS or instant messaging offers instant gratification, making it a more exiting means of communication than email.
"The new generation hate agonizing and waiting and tend to express their feelings immediately," Chungbuk University computer education professor Lee Ok-hwa told Chosun. "The decline of email is a natural outcome reflecting such characteristics of the new generation."
I can't wait for the first pundit to stand up, ignore all cultural differnces and predict the death of email based on this study.
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