Visualize Gmail Data

Graph Your Inbox is a Google Chrome extension that allows you to graph Gmail activity over time. You can use it to visualize your communication with friends, your Facebook activity, when you purchased items on Amazon or how often you use certain words or phrases.

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Nearly every substantive action we take online generates email, from buying goods to booking flights to social network activity. Extracting and graphing this information can be extremely difficult. That's why Bill Zeller a PhD candidate from Princeton created it.

Graph Your Inbox

Graph Your Inbox is a Google Chrome extension that allows you to graph Gmail activity over time. You can use it to visualize your communication with friends, your Facebook activity, when you purchased items on Amazon or how often you use certain words or phrases. We provide the same search functionality used by Gmail, but instead of a list of messages we show you a graph of your email trends over time.

Download it here.

Note: We take your privacy extremely seriously. This extension does not save any personal information and does not send any personal information to any server. It does not request or record your email password. This extension does not modify the Gmail website or your email in any way.

Questions or comments?

Email me at bill@graphyourinbox.com.
  Note: Graph Your Inbox is in no way associated with Gmail. Gmail is a registered trademark of Google, Inc.

How Do I Use It?

Download and install the extension by clicking the link above. Once it’s installed, an icon will appear in the Chrome address bar (to the right). Click this icon to open the extension and start graphing your email. (If you have problems, make sure you’re logged into Gmail.)

Does It Work With Google Apps?

Google Apps allows Gmail to be used with custom domains. Graph Your Inbox will work if the Google Apps account has been migrated to the new account infrastructure. Otherwise, it will not work. You can ask the administrator of your Google Apps domain about the status of the transition.

What Motivated This?

Our in-boxes contain a tremendous amount of information. Nearly every substantive action we take online generates email, from buying goods to booking flights to social network activity. Despite this large amount of data, extracting and graphing this information can be extremely difficult. Graph Your Inbox is an attempt to solve this problem. It was created by Bill Zeller, a PhD Candidate at Princeton University.

Questions or comments? Email me at bill@graphyourinbox.com.

Note: Graph Your Inbox is in no way associated with Gmail. Gmail is a registered trademark of Google, Inc.