Study: The smartphone has killed the postcard

According to a survey by a British travel agency, a mere 15 percent of people still send postcards. The rest of them are tweeting and updating Facebook.

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Remember postcards, those 5×7 reminders that your friends and loved ones are on vacation and you’re not?

Well, they’ve been supplanted by texting, Facebook, and Twitter, heralding the Digital Age of “Wish You Were Here …”

Cox & Kings, a British travel company, asked vacationers how they keep in touch with family and friends while they travel.

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