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October 3, 2006 at 2:58 PM

E-mail not a priority for college students

The Chronicle of Higher Education on a trend that MSN executives have been talking about for a while now: Teens and college students don’t use e-mail.

College officials around the country find that a growing number of students are missing important messages about deadlines, class cancellations, and events sent to them by e-mail because, well, the messages are sent to them by e-mail.

Now it’s all about instant messaging and text messaging.

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