Gmail pictures goes live, picturize your mails
gmail has gone on the line along with gtalk and has added the a new feature gmail pictures to its emails, gmail pictures allows you to add a picture for each of your contatcs and display it instead of the one they choose, so in short you can override your friends settings by your own.
when you hover your mouse over your contacts now you will be able to see a new window with information about the contacts just like you did in gtalk.
by default your contacts will have the images they have selected in gtalk avtaars as their default pictures.
if you choose another picture in gmail for your own user than that will get defaulted in gtalk too. you can also suggest pictures to your contacts with the suggest feature.
check out the original article at the official google blog .