Google's Mail Goggles


Have you ever had an episode of drunk emailing that backfired on you? Once sent, an email message cannot be "unsent" when you sober up. A new Gmail feature from Google may prevent that from happening again.
When you enable Mail Goggles, it will check that you're really sure you want to send that late night Friday email. And what better way to check than by making you solve a few simple math problems after you click send to verify you're in the right state of mind?

By default, Mail Goggles is only active late night on the weekend as that is the time you're most likely to need it. Once enabled, you can adjust when it's active in the General settings.

Link -via J-Walk Blog

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Long term, this may also be akin to "Be careful, dumbass, the coffee is hot. Don't hold it between your legs" warning labels. At some point, something bad may happen from a drunk email and Google may be doing this to CTA.
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And I've been reading too many political posts. I don't usually snap at people like that. Sorry.

I actually went to have a look at how it works... once you activate it, the default times are as listed, but it's very easy to change them to suit your own drinking habits.
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I wasn't really clear, sorry, english is not my first language.
Anyway, what i meant whas that the issue is not the tool itself, it could be a useful widget, what i noticed is that "By default, Mail Goggles is only active late night on the weekend".
This is the by default i did not like, as we need to be taking care of ourselves for everything.
I don't even use Gmail, i was just grumpy today.
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