9 Facts About Google Gmail

1. In January 2010, Google Gmail detected a "highly sophisticated" cyber-attack on its infrastructure that originated from China.

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2. In May 2014, Google Gmail became the first app on the Google Play Store to hit one billion installations on Android devices.

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3. In November 2006, Google Gmail began offering a Java-based application of Gmail for mobile phones.

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4. In 2007, Google Gmail fixed a cross-site scripting security issue that could let attackers collect information from Gmail contact lists.

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5. In September 2016, Google Gmail released Google Gmail Trips, an app that, based on information from a user's Gmail messages, automatically generates travel cards.

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6. On February 9, 2010, Google Gmail commenced its new social networking tool, Google Buzz, which integrated with Gmail, allowing users to share links and media, as well as status updates.

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7. In October 2013, Google Gmail added handwriting input support to Gmail.

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8. In May 2012, Google Gmail improved the search functionality to include auto-complete predictions from the user's emails.

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9. In November 2011, Google Gmail began rolling out a redesign of its interface that "simplified" the look of Gmail into a more minimalist design to provide a more consistent look throughout its products and services as part of an overall Google design change.

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