Did Google Just Kill Email?
JANUARY 9, 2014
from January 2012: "Google has the power (and ability) to make Google+ (and everything being shared within it) the underlying social platform within all of its many applications ( Android , Gmail , Google Docs , Picasa , Google Maps , Google News , YouTube , etc.). If I wanted to have a Google Hangout with you, shoot you an instant message, email, text, whatever. instant message. messaging. picasa. text messaging.