Free mail service provided by the company Google. According to many users, it is considered the most convenient of all e-mail services that exist today. gmail It has some features that make working with it not only convenient, but also safe. Close integration with other services is also important. Google.
The service was launched on April 1, 2004. Initially, it was only available to residents of the United States. Those living in other countries could only get a box for themselves by receiving an invitation from a user who already had one. Subsequently, all restrictions were lifted. Today, if anyone puts obstacles in the way of users, it is only the governments of other states that want to prohibit their citizens from accessing services Google.
long time gmail remained in beta until mid-2009.
The service does not require the installation of additional programs, just any modern browser is enough. Moreover, it can be accessed both from a desktop computer and a mobile device.
Since the beginning of 2010 gmail acquired additions that gave it the ability to compete with social networks.