Posts tagged People
5 years of Google Calendar and a new (useful) favicon

Posted by David Tattersall, Product Manager On April 13th, 2006 we released Google Calendar to the world. What started as an experimental project by several Googlers has grown to become a service that millions of people rely on every day. From photog...

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Desktop notifications for emails and chat messages

Posted by Andrew Wilson, Software EngineerMany of us are guilty of constantly switching back to Gmail to check for new messages. And if you’re like me, you’ve probably missed an important chat message because you weren’t looking at your Gmail win...

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"Reshare" in Google Buzz

Posted by Sam Goto, Software EngineerThe other day I posted this video to the version of Buzz we use inside of Google. A few people commented on it, 13 liked it, and 68 of my coworkers thought it was interesting enough that they wanted to share it with...

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Google Buzz buttons

Posted by Mussie Shore, Product ManagerWe've seen lots of people using Google Buzz to share interesting links from around the web. To do so, you had to copy and paste the link from one browser window to another — there weren't buttons that made i...

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Confirm your Buzz settings

Posted by Todd Jackson, Product ManagerShortly after launching Google Buzz, we quickly realized we didn't get everything right and moved as fast as possible to improve the Buzz experience. We made a number of changes to the getting started experience b...

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Google Buzz in Gmail

Posted by Edward Ho, Tech Lead, Google BuzzFive years ago, Gmail was just email. Later we added chat and then video chat, both built right in, so people had choices about how to communicate from a single browser window. Today, communication on the we...

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New in Labs: Green robot icon

Posted by Chad Yoshikawa, Software EngineerGmail chat status (those green, orange, and red bubbles) indicates if your friends are online or not. But sometimes my buddies appear green when they're not really "online online" — they just have chat o...

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New fields for Gmail contacts and better importing too

Posted by Benjamin Grol, Product ManagerUp until now, Gmail only supported some contact fields. Whenever someone imported their contacts from apps like Outlook and OS X Address Book, we used to put fields Gmail didn't recognize into the contact's notes...

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