What’s Coming Next in Gmail, YouTube and other Google Products

Written by Amit Agarwal on Oct 26, 2007

google employees relaxHere are some interesting statistics (and hints) about different Google products from the Google Analyst Day 2007:

  • The upcoming version of Gmail will pre-fetch all email messages on the page, so your emails load instantly. [Gmail Offline ?]
  • Google Docs traffic has more than doubled by adding a “Open in Google Docs” link to email with attachments in Gmail.
  • YouTube has 8 hours of video uploaded every single minute.
  • iGoogle indexes 200,000 feeds and 20,000 gadgets.
  • A new feature in Google Docs will allow you to search and collect data right inside the spreadsheet.
  • YouTube Streams – basically you get a collection of videos, with a related chat box; you can also do search and add videos to the stream. This could be like Meebo.

Full report at Barron’s. Thanks Steve.

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