Facebook is betting that one day soon, we'll all be acting like high school students, reports the Associated Press: more texting and instant-messaging, at the expense of eMail. Facebook unveiled a new messaging system Nov. 15, and while CEO Mark Zuckerberg didn't go as far as declaring eMail dead, he clearly sees the four-decade-old technology being eclipsed by more real-time ways of communicating. "We don't think a modern messaging system is going to be eMail," he said. Right now, Facebook's Messages section is a lot like an eMail inbox. The overhauled version, which will be rolled out to users by...

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    Denny Carter

    Dennis has covered higher education technology since April 2008, having interviewed some of the most recognized IT pros in U.S. colleges and universities. He is always updating eCampus News with the latest in pressing ed-tech issues, such as the growing i