When a list is shared, the person on the receiving end can add it to their lists by tapping ‘Follow’. Saved lists can be viewed on desktop and mobile, you can even view lists offline if you’re using the mobile app. However, getting the full experience of browsing a saved list offline requires you to download the offline maps of that particular area. … [Read more...] about Google Maps Update: Create and Share Lists of Favorite Places
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Expanded Ride Sharing Service Comparisons Since March, Google Maps has had the ability to compare the rates of popular ride sharing services. Now the feature is getting expanded to include additional services in countries around the world. Here’s what has been added: … [Read more...] about Google Maps Updates: Wi-Fi Only Mode, Save to SD Card, + More
Greg Sterling is a Contributing Editor at Search Engine Land. He writes a personal blog, Screenwerk, about connecting the dots between digital media and real-world consumer behavior. He is also VP of Strategy and Insights for the Local Search Association. Follow him on Twitter or find him at Google+.[/caption] … [Read more...] about Will Apple’s Move Bring A Real & Perhaps Better Google Maps To iOS?
Amy Gesenhues is Third Door Media's General Assignment Reporter, covering the latest news and updates for Search Engine Land and Marketing Land. From 2009 to 2012, she was an award-winning syndicated columnist for a number of daily newspapers from New York to Texas. With more than ten years of marketing management experience, she has contributed to a variety of traditional and online publications, including MarketingProfs.com, SoftwareCEO.com, and Sales and Marketing Management Magazine. Read more of Amy's articles. … [Read more...] about Google Maps updates Android app with real-time traffic info, nearby places & bus schedules
Sometimes places don’t exist where Google Maps say they do. That can happen when places close and it’s not reported to maps, or places move and don’t update their address information on the Web, or sometimes places just aren’t where Google Maps say they are. I tried to find a local restaurant last year, and drove around in circles until finally giving up. I later found that the place had closed, but wasn’t sure of the right way to try to report my inability to find it to Google when I was driving around, since I wasn’t sure that it had closed at that time. … [Read more...] about GPS to Correct Google Maps and Driving Directions as a Local Search Ranking Factor?