Now everyone can use Google Talk September 29, 2006 by Jeff Hester Leave a Comment Google today announced that now everyone can use Google Talk instant messenger. Previously the only way to use Google Talk was if you had a Gmail account or Google’s hosted mail for your domain. I like Google Talk. It’s a nice, streamlined IM program that also provides PC-to-PC voice calls with free voice mail. Read more about the announcement at BigBlueBall.