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Invite to chat [and Gmail] changed

Wouter Schut [PersonRank 10]

Tuesday, November 7, 2006
17 years ago4,009 views

Have you guys seen this before:

(i might have missed something)

pokemo [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

[Moved from "New Gmail Invitations Pop Up Window" – Tony]

Google recently gives away gmail invitations to the existing gmail accounts. Google has changed the gmail invitations pop up window, now you can type your friends' email addresses in the given box.

Wouter Schut [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

Dude, i was first:

[Now merged – Tony]


Hmm, but I got it when i clicked "invite-to-chat".... *-)... almost the same thing...

Wouter Schut [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

Invite to chat also invites someone to gmail. Is that also new?

This is the text of the email:

Wouter Schut wants to stay in better touch using some of Google's coolest new products.

If you already have Gmail or Google Talk, visit:
You'll need to click this link to be able to chat with Wouter Schut.

To get Gmail – a free email account from Google with over 2,600 megabytes of storage – and chat with Wouter Schut, visit:

Gmail offers:
- Powerful spam protection
- Built-in search for finding your messages and a helpful way of organizing
   emails into "conversations"
- No pop-up ads or untargeted banners – just text ads and related information
   that are relevant to the content of your messages
- Instant messaging capabilities right inside Gmail

All this, and its yours for free. But wait, there's more! You can also get Google Talk:

Its a small Windows* download that lets you make free calls to your friends through your computer. It's simple and clutter-free, and it works with any computer speaker and microphone.

Gmail and Google Talk are still in beta. We're working hard to add new features and make improvements, so we might also ask for your comments and suggestions periodically. We appreciate your help in making our products even better!

The Google Team

To learn more about Gmail and Google Talk, visit:

(If clicking the URLs in this message does not work, copy and paste them into the address bar of your browser).

* Not a Windows user? No problem. You can also connect to the Google Talk service from any platform using third-party clients (

CJ Millisock [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #


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