With 1.5 billion Monthly Active Users, Gmail turns 15

With 1.5 billion Monthly Active Users, Gmail turns 15

Google’s email service, Gmail has nearly 1.5 billion active users a month turned 15 and the company plans to customize it for its users in the days to come.

Started from 1 GB space service, Gmail lets 15GB free storage today. Users can receive emails up to 50MB in size, involving attachments, whereas they can send emails up to 25MB in size. Also, to send larger files, users can insert files from Google Drive into the message.

“Over the years, Google also improved Gmail’s spam filtering capabilities and today, using Artificial Intelligence (AI), Gmail blocks nearly 10 million spam emails every minute,” the company stated as per reports.

Google has comprised more languages including Spanish, French, Italian and Portuguese to its “Smart Compose” feature on Android and would touch iOS users soon.

“It will personalize suggestions for you, so if you prefer saying “Ahoy,” or “Ello, mate” in your greetings, Smart Compose will suggest just that. It can also suggest a subject line based on the email you’ve written,” the company added in a statement.

To allow users take action without having to leave their inboxes, Google would now let them to respond to comment threads in Google Docs.

“This way you don’t have to open a new tab or app to get things done,” added Google.

Google also introduced featuree to let users schedule emails to be sent at more appropriate dates while changeable between time zones using Gmail.

“Gmail’s tabbed inbox feature was the first of its kind, helping you organise messages by category, so you can see what’s new at a glance. AI-powered features like Smart Reply and Nudges helped you reply faster and stay on top of your to-dos,’ the company further added.

Google added few new features, including Smart Reply, email snoozing, follow-up Nudges and hover actions, as well as the inline attachments and images on Android.

Google released a new interface design for the mobile version of Gmail in January that involves new visual implementations, as well as feature additions.