USA Today reports that among young people, the former darling of technology–eMail–is losing sway in favor of text and instant messaging. Increasingly, eMail is viewed as a means of reaching a boss or other elder. Chatter generated by blogs, and social networking sites such as MySpace and Facebook are also eroding the influence of eMail. In the era of instant gratification, students and recent graduates are used to being plugged in 24/7, and view eMail as a slower, less convenient means of communication…