Topic: gmail

Google Is Expanding Universal App Campaigns to iOS Developers

It's already driven 2 billion app installs

Google is opening up its Universal App Campaigns for iOS developers to use for driving app installs to Apple devices. The search engine giant—which begins its annual Google I/O developer conference…

Gmail's April Fools' Joke Causes Many Users to Send Inappropriately Goofy Messages

'Mic Drop' may have cost one person a job

     Google's April Fools' Day joke went awry and may have cost someone a job.   Next to the "Reply" button in Gmail, the digital giant added a "Mic Drop" button, which…

Gmail's Unsubscribe Button Could Be a Huge Blow to Email Marketers

Lists will shrink

How many times have you wanted to unsubscribe from a commercial email list but didn't want to scroll all the way to the bottom of a message and then have…

The Top 3 Social Messaging Apps Among Smartphone Users

And a look at who's actually using WhatsApp

Facebook paid a staggering $19 billion for WhatsApp. While it trails Facebook as a messaging app in the United States, WhatsApp dwarfs Facebook in terms of monthly active users. Below,…

Should Yahoo Really Have Apologized to Google for Mocking Outage?

Backtracking was cowardly, Twitter users say

When Google services go down, apparently no one wins. Case in point: Competitor Yahoo is being called a coward for deleting tweets that mocked today's global Gmail outage. "Earlier today, a…

Terrible Timing: Google Reliability Team Launches Reddit Q&A Just as Gmail Goes Down

Advised to try turning it off and back on

In a truly painful moment of unfortunate coincidence, Google's Site Reliability Engineering Team launched a Reddit AMA ("Ask Me Anything") this afternoon, just as Gmail went offline for users around…

Google Might Want to Rethink Scanning Gmail

Judge rules scans might violate wiretap law

Google may want to rethink delivering targeted ads based on email scans. A federal judge this morning declined Google's request to dismiss a class action lawsuit that alleged Google's scanning…

Microsoft Campaign Leverages Google's Privacy Woes

Ad is a nod to privacy debate in Washington

Microsoft's new marketing campaign for its email service is tapping into consumers' growing fears that their privacy is being compromised on the Internet. This being Microsoft, it's doing that…

Google Shows You Where an Email Goes After You Hit Send

A behind-the-scenes look at the journey

Google takes us backstage with The Story of Send, which explains what happens when you send an email. It's kind of like they're asking themselves why they're so awesome, and…

Google's Facelift

First Google+, now Gmail?

Google is giving itself a makeover. Some changes come in the form of small tweaks, like the new addition of the black bar at the top of the browser page.…