// Ars Technica
In spite of challenges from LinkedIn, Skype, BBM, the never-ending threat of spam, phishing, and hacking, and a generation of Millennials who dismiss e-mail as being something for old people, e-mail remains important to a majority of Internet-using American workers, according to a new report from Pew Research.
Social media, however, is useful to only 4 percent of Internet-using workers.
Pew Research has put together a series of reports to look at how the Internet has changed the world in the 25 years since the Web was invented. The most recent survey looks at the impact it has had on the workplace and how the Internet has changed our relationship with work.