At ShuttleCloud most of us are email geeks. We live and breathe it. We’ve migrated a bucket load of them for starters (over 50 trillion!). Life would be much different if Ray Tomlinson hadn’t invented them 50 odd years ago.
Here’s some more facts about our electronic companion. Let us know if we’ve missed any. We’d love to hear more!
The first email address was tomlinson@bbn-tenexa
The first free email providers were AOL, Hotmail, and Yahoo (and they are now still in the top 10)
In 1991 the email reached space by sending its first email by the STS-43 Atlantis crew
In 2021, 319.6 billion emails were sent per day
There are over 5.5 billion email accounts around the world
The average person opens their inbox about 15 times per day
The estimated amount of emails sent in a work environment is 100 per day
Each second there 3.1 million emails are sent
Gmail is the largest email provider with more than 1 billion accounts
Who knows how email will evolve and where it will take us!? But it’ll surely be a big part of our lives for years to come. We hope!