Time flies, doesn’t it? It seems like yesterday that I was invited to join Google’s radically different email service. But it’s been nine years this month, according to Google.

“In fact, Gmail was inspired by one user’s feedback that she was tired of struggling to find emails buried deep in her inbox. So we built a new email that leveraged the power of Google Search,” the company said in a blog post.

The company also published this infographic history of its email client.

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