The Evolution of Gmail, Visualized

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On April Fools Day 2004, Google launched Gmail, and it wasn't long before @gmail.com email addresses usurped the kingdom of Hotmail. Google just posted a nice visualization of the service's evolution from a humble beta to a Google Goliath.

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DISCUSSION

I thought I was an "early adopter" but apparently I was 8 months behind! (I just found my "Your Gmail account, @gmail.com, has been created" email was dated 12/14/2004)