During the pre-email era, the handwritten letters we've received from loved ones are treasured mementos of our lives and relationships while during the era of email and instant messaging, such letters are often disparaged as an outmoded system and have become increasingly rare.
Before there was e-mail receiving and sending letters are normal and very common. It helps the writer to improve his hand writing. It also improves one's patience when waiting for an expected reply. Now, receiving letters is rare and instead e-mails constantly flood your inbox. This makes our handwriting decrease in quality. This also makes us very impatient as we expect the reply to come immediately.
Before e-mails were introduced, letters were the most popular way of speaking to a person by written language or writing a letter to someone whether it is formal or informal. After e-mail was introduced, people thought that typing a letter is much more better than writing it with our hands on a piece of paper. People also knew that after writing a letter, posting them through the postbox charge them a certain amount of money. But, writing a letter in a email and sending does not cost them any money. If you post letters through the postbox, it takes sometime to reach that person but if you email the letter it would be send the next second. So this is how technology has affected written correspondence.
Before there was e-mail, sending letters were very common. People treasured the letters their friends or family written to them because it is hand written and it is like a memento. After e-mail was introduced, letter-writing became outdated as using the email is faster and it does not require you to pay money to have it sent. Because of this, the e-mails are not treasured as it is very common and not handwritten. This is how technology affected written correspondence.
Before e-mails came about, sending letters were very common and they were treasured. Now, letter writing has become quite outdated and e-mails have overtaken letters.
Technology affected the ways where people communicate via text. For example, when there were letters in the past, people usually used formal and proper language. As time passed, when emails and instant messages were introduced, people began using text langauge, emoticons and other stuff.
In the past, people used to communicate with hand written sentiments as compared to now where technology takes a huge part of our lives and emails have been introduced where now everything is almost instant.
Technology might have made us "lazy" in the sense that we use acronyms and we take things for granted. For example, we do not put in effort to listen or talk as we too reliant on the "undo" function.
Technology has affected written correspondence as now a days people do not send letters via mail anymore but instead they use e-mails. People have become "lazy" as they send most of their letters by e-mails and they do not take the time to do written mails anymore.
Technology is more convenient as we always have our phones around us. To write a letter you need alot of other materials. Also, letters take a much longer time to reach its destination than a message can reach.
Most people used to send written letters via snail mail. With technology improving vastly, just a few clicks on the electronic device will allow you to send email to people all over the world. It is fast, efficient, and does not require any cost. These advantages of email made snail mail very rare nowadays.
Technology enables us to give more instant replies. Moreover its FREE :D
Before e-mail came about, sending letters were common. Now, letters have become too troublesome and mostly unused
Before people started sending e-mails and text messages, written letters were very common and a person could keep and treasure the letter for years. Now e-mails and text messages are not as special as letters anymore.
With the arrival of technology, everything in now interconnected, thus sending messages is instant and the reply is shown the moment the person replies thus technology affected correspondence by removing any waiting time for a letter to be sent to the person by allowing replies an messages instantaneous by the use of the internet.
Technology has definitely affected written correspondence, both in negative and positive "ways". In the positive areas, it has enabled us to have a free and instant universal way of communicating with other people, verbally as well as non-verbally. On the negative side, it in a way, "discourages" face-to-face communication and makes people communicate lesser with other people verbally.
Technology has made written letters obsolete. It allows our message to be sent faster and it is also free.