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What are the benefits of email?

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One of the main advantages to using email is ease of communication. With email, people and businesses no longer have to send postal mail to relay information. Instead, users can write a simple message and send it instantly.

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Another benefit is paying little to no cost. As email does not require postage, messages can be sent for free to anyone in the world. Email also offers file attachment capabilities, making it an easy and reliable way to send documents and photographs to others. Because email is global, users can generally access their messages from anywhere, rather than having to be at home or in the office.

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