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The patent application describes sending out requests to people whom you might know through a social network. The patent mentions Orkut, though something like this might be tied to the Google Places recommendation service, or possibly even Google Plus at some point. The “trust metric” mentioned in the title to the patent filing might be the number of votes agreeing with a proposed location, or a certain percentage of votes. Other groups of users who may not be contacts of yours may also be asked about the location as well. … [Read more...] about GPS to Correct Google Maps and Driving Directions as a Local Search Ranking Factor?
But the app is in other ways a step backward from the familiar Google app. For instance, while Apple’s maps feature a 3-D “Flyover” view of some central cities, they lack Google’s very useful ground-level photographic street views. And they also lack public-transit routing. Apple will instead link you to third-party transit apps. Also, while I found Apple’s maps accurate, they tend to default to a more zoomed-in view than Google’s, making them look emptier until you zoom out. … [Read more...] about YouTube Is Top Free App In iTunes Charts; Google Maps To Be Next?
Here�s what happens. The Post Office eventually delivers that PIN# to the UPS store at 225 E. 9th St. Suite 101 (it will take a bit of extra time for handling, the ZIP code is actually wrong for the UPS store, so it will kick around the Post Offices a bit before it eventually gets delivered). The guy at the UPS store puts in in box 9876 (fictitious box #, he�ll probably trash it or return it, but if I had an actual box there, and used that number for my address on Google, it would go in my box). … [Read more...] about How To Spam Google Maps For Top Google Place Listings
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