Google is lastly rolling out the local search functions previewed previously this year, consisting of the ability to browse your surroundings with your phone’s cam.
At Google’s Browse On virtual conference in September, the business had people buzzing over its ingenious updates to regional search.
Google previewed a choice to search for restaurants by meal and a brand-new search capability built into Google Maps’ Live View.
Those updates and more are now offered. Here’s an overview of the regional search updates introducing today.
Updates To Google Resident Search
Browse With Live View
Starting next week, search with Google Maps Live View is presenting in London, Los Angeles, New York City, Paris, San Francisco, and Tokyo on Android and iOS.
Screenshot from: blog.google/ products/maps/new-maps-updates-to-help-you-make-the-most-of-the-holidays/, November 2022. Search with Live View allows you to utilize your phone’s electronic camera to find information about locations around you. Learn whether a business is open, how hectic it is, the cost variety, and its star rating.
Look for Dining Establishments By Meal
There are two new ways to discover dining establishments in your local area.
Look for restaurants that serve a specific dish by either typing it in manually or carrying out a visual search with Google Lens.
Screenshot from: blog.google/ products/search/searching-for-holiday-meals/, November 2022. Screenshot from: blog.google/ products/search/searching-for-holiday-
meals/, November 2022. Google’s’ multisearch near me ‘is releasing today in English in the U.S. Now, you can use Lens in the Google app to snap a photo or take a screenshot of a dish, include the words ‘near me,’ and immediately discover a place that sells it nearby.
Find Fast Charging Stations For Electric Cars
Google is including a filter to searches for electric vehicle charge stations that make it much easier to find fast chargers.
Screenshot from: blog.google/ products/maps/new-maps-updates-to-help-you-make-the-most-of-the-holidays/, November 2022. Look for”EV charging stations” and
select the “fast charge” filter. You’ll see stations with battery chargers 50kW or higher. You can likewise filter for stations that use your EV’s plug enter more nations. These features are live now on Android and iOS in nations where
EV charging stations are readily available. Find Wheelchair Accessible Places In More Nations The capability to browse Google for
wheelchair-accessible, stair-free locations is now available worldwide. After switching on the” Available Places”setting in the Google Maps app, you’ll see a wheelchair icon in business
profiles if it has an available entrance. If a place isn’t wheelchair-accessible, you’ll see the very same icon with a strikethrough. Source: Google Included Image: BestForBest/Best SMM Panel