Gmail Logo – Gmail, elsewhere called Google Mail (Germany, Austria and United Kingdom) for legal reasons, one is a service of e-mail with POP3 and IMAP capabilities provided by the company free U.S. Google as of April 15 of 2004 and has captured the attention of the media for its technological innovations, capacity, and some news that warned of the violation of the privacy of users. After more than five years, the Gmail service, along with Google Calendar, Google Docs, Google Talk and Google Buzz, the July 7, 2009, left their quality of Beta and became finished products.
Gmail was a project started by Google developer Paul Buchheit for several years before it was announced to the public. Initially, Gmail was available exclusively for Google employees internally. Google announced Gmail to the public on April 1, 2004. 16 The IMAP support was added October 24, 2007.
Since its inception, registration for a mail account was restricted by a system of invitations. With the launch of the service, the first invitations were sent to employees and users of Google services. These in turn, had a limited number of invitations to distribute to their contacts and so on. In principle payment on each user was two invitations, which eventually grew. This system generated great excitement among many of the users of Internet. In January of 2007, freed all the records in Gmail, and now you can register without invitations. Google Talk can be accessed through a web interface on the Gmail site. The web interface is capable of supporting voice and video calls thanks to a snap, if the Google Talk client is running in the background. All messages are archived in section Chats.