-Most homes only had one landline so family members would have to wait their turn to make calls.Communication was mainly face to face or by landline or letters.
You had to line up to buy stamps if you wanted to communicate with people overseas or buy expensive international phone cards from the diary. Communication globally was much slower.
If you were out and about you would have to have to use a phone box, often having to wait your turn.
A single message can be communicated to millions of people, many of whom you don’t even know, in an instant for free and very easily via many different types of social networking sites like Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
-People can share ideas and visual images across multiple platforms e.g. celebrities can communicate directly with their fans e.g. Singer Selena Gomez has over 86 million followers on Instagram and Taylor Swift has 83 mliiion.
Students can now communicate with their teachers and each other to get help outside of school hours and from home using email and Google Classroom.