This is What Happens After You Hit 'Send' On a Gmail Email

Google is this week looking to educate people on the process of delivering an email the 'The Story of Send.' The site explains what happens to your email between your click of the 'send' button and the recipient opening the message. It covers everything from data centers to spam filters to ISPs and videos and photos are there to make the learning experience a little bit more visual. You'll even learn about the green energy that powers the data centers. 

Check out The Story of Send here, or watch the video below for a quick introduction:

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Jane McEntegart works in marketing communications at Intel and was previously Manager of Content Marketing at ASUS North America. Before that, she worked for more than seven years at Tom's Guide and Tom's Hardware, holding such roles as Contributing Editor and Senior News Editor and writing about everything from smartphones to tablets and games consoles.