Google have released a short animated video and the Story of Send, an interactive website mapping the journey of an email through their data centres.

Take a behind the scenes journey through Google’s data centres by following an email along it’s route from your inbox to it’s destination. The video and website explain how the information in your email makes its journey through the real world, including spam filtering, virus scanning and details of how Google uses clean energy to minimise the impact on our environment.the Story of Send website