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Depends on the company. At our 6 year old startup, email is dead except for external communication. Everything is on slack including ops, stand ups and informal communication. At Google, hangouts was lightly used but everything was on email.



People expect an instant response on chat, but reading emails from time to time. That makes a huge difference in interruptions when you work.


This is dependent on a particular workplace's culture, not an inherent aspect of the technology.


Yup. I can't think of last email that was sent within my startup. Only clients and partners. Though some partners we have shared slack rooms, so even that may be going down.


Curious, how large is the startup?


In the ballpark of 140.




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