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The Demise Of Voicemail?05:09
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The Facebook and WhatsApp app icons are displayed on an iPhone on February 19, 2014 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Here's a question: When was the last time you received a voicemail, and wouldn't have preferred an email or text message instead? A while ago? Never?

The Globe's innovation columnist Scott Kirsner writes that it's time that voicemail went the way of the floppy disk.

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Scott Kirsner, innovation economy columnist for The Boston Globe. He tweets @ScottKirsner.

This segment aired on June 30, 2016.

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