Bad news for Gmail users: First Inbox, now this
Gmail users who like to wring every feature out of the service haven’t had a great week.
Earlier this week, Google harshly reminded Inbox by Gmail users that the productivity-focused app would shut down soon. Then on Thursday, If This Then That, or IFTTT, sent an email alert to users letting them know that a number of actions related to Gmail will no longer work at the end of March.
For the uninitiated, IFTTT is a free service that lets people use simple web commands called applets. For example, one of the Gmail applets advertised on the IFTTT website will send an “I’m running late!” message to several people who might need to know with the press of a button. It’s basically a way to keep your online life in order by automating things you would otherwise have to do manually. Read more…