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Communication on the internet can also range from email, chat rooms, forums, instant messaging and online texting

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´╗┐Online communication There are many different ways of communication on the internet. Many people rely on the internet to communicate with each other; this could be for many different reasons such as it is quicker, sometimes it can be more reliable and safer than using the local post. The use of the internet to communicate ranges from formal to informal services. The formal services could include online help, such as customer services. Informal services could include chatting to your friends on an instant messenger or even email. Communication on the internet can also range from email, chat rooms, forums, instant messaging and online texting. Some examples of email are, hotmail, yahoo mail and Gmail, which is googles? version of an email. Email Using the email services available online are free, apart from having to pay to access to the internet in the first place, but you do not have to pay to send an email each time you wish to send one, and are sometimes more reliable than using the post box and sending a letter. ...read more.

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You need to be online at the same time as the other person to be able to have a conversation with them. MSN has a new service added on to their original service, and you can leave something that?s called an offline message, some people may use this if say they are going for lunch and won?t be back on that day, but they need to tell one of their friends something, but they need to tell them before they will see them next. Then, when this person who receives the message, is online next, they will get a pop up telling them that they have an offline message, and then they will be able to see what the other person put whether that person is online or not. There is also another addition to MSN, this is that you can get an extra add on called "MSN Plus" this is really for somebody that wants to send things other than basic files and text. ...read more.

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Overall, the online service of communication is really good, there is the instant messaging which is just a tiny bit slower than having a conversation face to face, but is cheaper and quicker than writing a letter and sending it in the post and having to wait a matter of days for a reply. There is also e-mail which is just like sending a letter through the post except its sent via the internet to the e-mail address you ask it to send it to. This is also free, apart from you paying for the internet. There are some limits to sending an e-mail, such as you only have a certain about of MB in one email, so if you wanted to send a lot of pictures and writing, it may not let you depending on the size of the pictures. However, you could add these as an attachment, but you are still limited to a certain amount an e-mail can send. Ashwina Gurung ...read more.

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