Marketing Watch the Gmail parody that was allegedly created by Microsoft Word around the blogosphere is that Microsoft created this entertaining video for its annual global sales conference, but the software giant is staying quiet. By Kevin Allen@kevin_j_allenAug. 1, 2011 SHARE In the video, Gmail is portrayed as a snooping mailman who reads your mail and makes recommendations based on its contents. At the end is a plug for Microsoft’s 365 email service, which reminds viewers that your email is your business. To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.