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That's not even close to saying that email is dead.

Plus, consider the source.




How about the BBC?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-15856116#TWEET33746

It's not an explicit "email is dead" but he was definitely suggesting email would lose in favor of messaging systems on social platforms (like Facebook).

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg echoed this in this talk: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gm8NdNy4wOM

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Again, in none of these examples is anybody saying that email is dead. It's writers interpreting Zuck words to mean that, but the BBC is doing the exact same thing as the people they're writing about, a commentary Ouroboros that is based on nothing. To be sure, Carr is even more of a hack than any of these people, but again: consider the source.

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