“I’m now an avid emailer.  Thankfully, it’s much easier than I thought it would be and I love the fact that I can send and receive messages at the touch of a button.  It makes staying in touch incredibly easy.”

Envelope and @ signThe very first email or "electronic mail" was sent in 1971, by a computer programmer in Massachusetts. It has revolutionised the way that we communicate with each other.  Never has it been so easy or instant to send a message across the world.  Our straightforward guides will take you from getting your own email account right through to emailing photos and birthday cards to friends and family – wherever they might be.