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Google: 1 million Gmail calls on first day By Stephen Shankland , CNET August 26, 2010 5:39 p.m. EDT | Filed under: Web Google's new service, which lets Gmail users make free or cheap calls via their computers, appears to be a hit. STORY HIGHLIGHTS New service lets Gmail users make free calls to U.S. and Canada and cheap calls overseas "Over 1,000,000 calls placed from Gmail in just 24 hours!" Google tweeted Thursday Author had two successes with the service the day it launched, both unplanned ( CNET ) -- Google Wave and Google Buzz may have had troubles attracting usage, but the new ability to place calls from Gmail appears to have caught on quickly. "Over 1,000,000 calls placed from Gmail in just 24 hours!" Google tweeted Thursday, evidently pleased with the number. For comparison, there are somewhat more than 300 million people in the United States. If the average person makes 10 calls per day--research in 2008 put the number at 208 calls per month-- that means about one out of every 3,000 calls in the U.S. went through the service on its first day.
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