Friday, October 16, 2009

Google Blog Updates (Gmail, G Docs, G Mobile & Webmasters)

Google Docs previews in Gmail

Posted: 15 Oct 2009 01:28 PM PDT by: Steven Saviano, Software Engineer

Starting today, you can preview Google documents, spreadsheets, or presentations right in your Gmail inbox by enabling a new Gmail Labs feature, Google Docs previews.

For more information on Google Docs previews in Gmail, check out the post on the Gmail blog (


Managing your reputation through search results

Posted: 15 Oct 2009 03:05 PM PDT

(Cross-posted on the Official Google Blog)

A few years ago I couldn't wait to get married. Because I was in love, yeah, but more importantly, so that I could take my husband's name and people would stop getting that ridiculous picture from college as a top result when they searched for me on Google.

After a few years of working here, though, I've learned that you don't have to change your name just because it brings up some embarrassing search results. Below are some tips for "reputation management": influencing how you're perceived online, and what information is available relating to you.

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You Ask, We Answer. Go Mobile!

Posted: 14 Oct 2009 10:48 PM PDT

This week, as part of our celebration of all things mobile, we posed you this question - what do you want to know? And you told us! After two days, 519 people submitted 133 questions and cast 4,607 votes. We saw some common themes in your questions, so we grouped several together to address some of the most popular topics.

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