Reuters Is Reporting on Gmail is real. Google's unconventional March 31 press release announcing Gmail helped set Internet message boards alight because the sub-heading read: "Search is Number Two Online Activity -- Email is Number One: 'Heck, Yeah,' Say Google Founders."
"It is April Fool's Day. We were having fun with this announcement. We are very serious about Gmail," Rosenberg said in an interview.
Still, the Web was buzzing with speculation.
I've had a few people ask me how they can offer so much space, and my answer was:Almost no one will use much space. Assuming they can effectively kill most of the spam coming in, most mailboxes will not grow very large.