People widget in Gmail


A new social widget is now available to Gmail users. This widget displays contextual information about the people in your conversation drawn from shared emails, buzz posts, documents, and calendar events. The people widget also makes it easy to start a group chat or schedule a meeting with the people you’re emailing.

Release track:
Rapid Release*

Editions included:
Google Apps, Google Apps for Business, Government and Education

Languages included:
All languages supported by Gmail

How to access what's new:
The widget will appear on the right hand side of your screen when viewing an email conversation. This feature is being rolled out to all users over the next week.

For more information:
http://gmailblog.blogspot.com/2011/05/introducing-people-widget.html

*Scheduled Release track: Domains with ‘Enable scheduled releases’ checkbox enabled in the administrator control panel. Learn more

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