E-mail, chat, & VoIP forum: Gmail is impolding - take 2

by: numbawunfela January 7, 2012 10:50 AM PST

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Gmail is impolding - take 2

by numbawunfela - 1/7/12 10:50 AM

I chat on online forums all the time, but the UI here got the best of me on that one - sorry about that.

You may wish to take a look at the firestorm over Gmails 'new look'. There are hundreds of posts from Gmail users who are protesting. Some of the threads are Here:
http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/gmail/thread?tid=7d1e82caeeaa1d04&hl=en
http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/gmail/thread?hl=en&tid=6ab2c3b647af45e0
http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/gmail/thread?tid=0009d8fba38be5ee&hl=en
http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/gmail/thread?tid=07f52669fc92ca1b&hl=en
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Gmails-new-look-sucks/329030630447800
Most of Google's threads are about getting rid of the new look:
http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/gmail/label?lid=613f70d9ff743405&hl=en
The Gmail Video announcing the changes received 40,596 dislike votes on YouTube. Here is the link:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vfW5e6jVsMs
I can't get a real person at Google to answer questions - the moderators at these threads pretend the only posts that exist are the one where people ask why it is not compatible with X browser. But maybe you can. If nothing else, watching a multi-billion dollar company implode is certainly newsworthy. Since you do not want to fish through hundreds of posts to get the meat, here are a few with some interesting conclusions you may wish to follow up on.

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