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Gmail is a free, advertising-supported email service provided by Google. Users may access Gmail as secure webmail, as well as via POP3 or IMAP4 protocols. Gmail was launched as an invitation-only beta release on April 1, 2004 and it became available to the general public on February 7, 2007, though still in beta status at that time. The service was upgraded from beta status on July 7, 2009, along with the rest of the Google Apps suite.
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SocialEyes Launches Unnecessary Video Chat for Facebook

SocialEyes Launches Unnecessary Video Chat for Facebook

A new venture from RealNetworks founder Rob Glaser aims to do what Chatroulette couldn't–succeed in the world of video chat. The company is called SocialEyes, and is co-founded by Rob Williams, who also worked at RealNetworks. The secret weapon? Facebook, apparently. SocialEyes will allow you …

ReelSEO Weekly Online Video News Reel – November 13, 2010

ReelSEO Weekly Online Video News Reel – November 13, 2010

Here we are once again. Another week in the books as time continues its march and the holidays continue to get closer. I was out of touch this week as I went to Prague for a Kinect Launch party, but nonetheless, I've kept my finger …

Ad-Supported Vs Premium Subscription – A Delicately Balanced Ecosystem for Online Services

Ad Supported Vs Premium Subscription   A Delicately Balanced Ecosystem for Online Services

The IAB recently tapped McKinsey & Company to check into the value that users in Europe get from the free services they use. The services, which are ad-supported, offer a wide range of things like email, real-time communication, news, and networking and offer an extremely …

Google Releases Goo.gl, Their URL Shortening Service, To The Public

Google Releases Goo.gl, Their URL Shortening Service, To The Public

URL shorteners are all the rage.  With the rise of social media like Facebook and Twitter, there is a greater need than ever before for users to find a way to make their links shorter so as to leave more room for actual text in …

Why You Should Care About Google’s Rumored Social Networking Service

Why You Should Care About Google’s Rumored Social Networking Service

Rumors have been swirling for ages that Google is secretly building their own social networking service.  Even before that Tweet from Digg's Kevin Rose got tongues wagging, many industry insiders had long suspected Google was looking to get more social.

Video Email Marketing Advances With HTML5 Video

These days, it's not just web video publishers who are marching to the HTML5 drumbeat.  Email marketers want in on the game, too.  We've covered email video marketing in the past, but the advance of HTML5 video has again caused marketers to focus on possible email …

Kaltura Helps To Spread The Word About HTML5

Hot hot hot on the heels of the IE9 HTML 5/H.264 news is an announcement from Kaltura that they're teaming up with some others to start some new open video initiatives, specifically in regards to HTML 5

My Theora On H(TML5).264 Support

My Theora On H(TML5).264 Support

Microsoft showed off what some are calling the killer app (a lame term really), Internet Explorer 9. It's got HTML 5 support (to what extent remains to be seen) and MP3, MP4 and H.264 support built in. That could be enough to push the industry …

Create Animated Video Gifs for YouTube Videos

Create Animated Video Gifs for YouTube Videos

If you have ever wanted to include a YouTube video in an email (not Gmail – as it supports YouTube videos), you know that at this point in time, videos are next to impossible to email.  That being said, there is a neat tool available …

Video Marketing Strategy: Hosted Versus Posted Video

Video Marketing Strategy: Hosted Versus Posted Video

When implementing video online, at any point in time, marketers face a decision: to host or post video? Short for: should we host video on our own servers (or use a propietary video platform) or post the content to video sharing sites? Although such a …

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