Google is claiming that its Gmail calling service is already a success, with over 1,000,000 calls placed in under 24 hours.
Although only available in the US and Canada at the moment, the service has seen a huge take up right from the outset.
Google confirmed the news in a Tweet, although it didn't give information on where the callers were placed:
"Over 1,000,000 calls placed from Gmail in just 24 hours! Thanks to everyone using this new feature!"
Cheap or free?
This makes a big difference; to call Gmail buddies in the US and Canada is free until 2011, but to call internationally will cost you actual money (although only around 1p per minute).
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We're still waiting to hear when this service will get its UK release date, because we don't want the US to have all the fun - and cheaper calling too.