Gmail Labels just added a new optional feature to Gmail (Google Apps included) called Smart Labels.
Once this new ‘lab’ is turned on, three labels will be automatically added to your Gmail account:
And Gmail to intellectually check each email and apply these labels, base on the source. for example:
- The ‘Forums’ label will be applied to all emails sent from Google Groups ;
- The ‘Bulk’ emails will be added to all emails that are sent by newsletter systems.
According to the Gmail Blog post, you can further control how Gmail should process those emails that are recognized by Smart Labels, e.g. skip the Inbox, forward to somewhere else, etc, in the Filters tab in Gmail settings.