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How to search Airbnb listings by map to see any area's accommodations

You can search on Airbnb by map to see a list of available options across nearby locations.  When searching for an Airbnb, all of the listings appear on a map, allowing users to filter accommodations by specific location. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Airbnb allows users to search for properties by map, where each of the available accommodations appear as price bubbles over the streets.  To search by map, first type in your dates, guests and location in the search bar, ...
Tags: Google, US, Trends, Airbnb, Google Maps, Best Buy Lenovo, MacBook Pro From

Google Maps 101: how contributed content makes a more helpful map

Recently, we gave you a behind-the-scenes look at how we map the world and use imagery to capture the meaningful details around us. Now we’re diving into how content contributed by our user community makes Google Maps a more helpful tool for everyday decision making, whether you’re looking for the best burrito in a new city or trying to find a local car mechanic in your neighborhood.  Contributions create a more helpful map When we look at the places around us, it’s clear that not all the inform...
Tags: Google, Maps, Google Maps, Sao Paulo, Kevin Reece, Adriano Anjos

How To Remove Postmates Links In Google Local Knowledge Panel

One of the more annoying things I run into with the Google local panels is a link to order online that simply does not work. In fact, I see it so often that I do not trust the links Google shows in the local knowledge panel. Instead, I go directly to the business web site to check if they have online ordering instead.
Tags: Google, Seo, Google Maps, Google Local Knowledge Panel

Google Redraws the Borders On Maps Depending On Who's Looking

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Washington Post: For more than 70 years, India and Pakistan have waged sporadic and deadly skirmishes over control of the mountainous region of Kashmir. Tens of thousands have died in the conflict, including three just this month. Both sides claim the Himalayan outpost as their own, but web surfers in India could be forgiven for thinking the dispute is all but settled: The borders on Google's online maps there display Kashmir as fully under Indian con...
Tags: Google, South Korea, Japan, Saudi Arabia, China, Russia, India, Africa, Tech, Iran, Pakistan, Morocco, Argentina, Google Maps, Kashmir, The Washington Post

Google My Business Notifying After Deleting Reviews

Francisco CV shared a screen shot of Google My Business emailing him after a review was deleted from his (or his clients) Google local listing. The email comes from Google My Business with the subject line "We have deleted a review of your business profile."
Tags: Google, Seo, Google Maps, Google My Business, Francisco CV

App developers are growing wary of Apple's stringent store guidelines: 'Who's going to want to build the next giant innovative app on the platform?'

Some app developers are increasingly wary of working with Apple, thanks to its stringent set of rules that govern the App Store.  Developers for products like parental control app Boomerang are recommending their customers buy Androids, not iPhones, for their children.  After an antitrust hearing in January in which Tile accused the tech giant of using the Store to enable its alleged anticompetitive behavior, these complaints have grown louder. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more storie...
Tags: Apple, Microsoft, Congress, US, Trends, Department Of Justice, App Store, Google Maps, Mac App Store, Ftc, Boomerang, Astro HQ, Blix, Ben Volach, Justin Payeur, Payeur Apple

One man's mission to add civil rights history to Google Maps

“I think in another life, I would have been a private investigator,” says Paul Kang. The Nashville resident is a paralegal for an immigration law firm, but it’s his hobby as a Local Guide on Google Maps that’s brought out his inner detective, turning him into something of a historian.Paul and his family moved to Tennessee in 2012, and it was out of necessity that he was first introduced to Google Maps and soon after Local Guides, the community of everyday people who are passionate about sharing ...
Tags: Google, Maps, Molly, Tennessee, Nashville, Google Maps, Memphis, Martin Luther King Jr, Emmett Till, PAUL, Paul Kang, Diversity and Inclusion, Courthouse

Google Fixes Google Posts Rejection Bug

Earlier we reported that Google My Business was rejecting a huge number of Google Posts images. Well, it looks like my assumption that this was a bug was correct. Mike Blumenthal, a top contributor for Google My Business, said on Twitter "The Google has noted that the fix went live today for new posts so any new post you create should work as expected."
Tags: Google, Seo, Google Maps, Google My Business, Mike Blumenthal, Google Fixes Google

Google Local Search Algorithm Update On January 31st?

There is some question around if Google did a local search ranking algorithm update this past January 31st. Some local SEOs said they saw some drops or changes for their clients and even the BrightLocal tool showed some fluctuations for that day.
Tags: Google, Seo, Google Maps

Google My Business Stay Verified Emails Are Legit

Google My Business does send out emails asking those who have not logged into their Google My Business account in a while, to log back in to stay verified. The email does not appear to be a phishing scam, but rather something Google has done for a while now.
Tags: Google, Seo, Google Maps, Google My Business

How Google Maps put turn-by-turn navigation in your pocket

Google Maps celebrates its 15th birthday. Here's how it changed history by putting navigation in your pocket.
Tags: Android, Mobile, Cars, Trends, Gps, Google Maps, GPS Navigation

Google Maps Is Getting a New Look and Other Upgrades For Its 15th Birthday (gizmodo)

It’s tough for most of us to recall what life was like before the invention of Google Maps. Remember printing out your MapQuest directions and trying to read and drive at the same time? Totally safe! For its 15th birthday, Google Maps is getting a fresh look on iOS and Android, along with more information for public…Read more... [Author: Sam Rutherford]
Tags: Google, News, Google Maps, Mapquest, Sam Rutherford

Google My Business Bug? Google Posts Being Rejected In Masses

Something is going on with Google My Business, specific with Google Posts. There has been a spike in the number of complaints from businesses owners using Google Posts about their posts being rejected. Literally tons of complaints in the Google My Business Help forums about this...
Tags: Google, Seo, Google Maps, Google My Business Help, Google Posts

An Artist Tricks Google Maps Into Creating a Virtual Traffic Jam, Using a Little Red Wagon & 99 Smartphones

Sometimes the miraculous time-saving conveniences we’ve come to depend on can have the opposite effect, as artist Simon Wickert recently demonstrated, ambling about the streets of Berlin at a Huck Finn-ish pace, towing a squeaky-wheeled red wagon loaded with 99 secondhand smartphones. Each phone had a SIM card, and all were running the Google Maps app. The result? A near-instantaneous "virtual traffic jam” on Google Maps, even though bicyclists seem to vastly outnumber motorists alon...
Tags: Travel, Google, Maps, Technology, Instagram, College, Life, Berlin, New York City, Earth, Rome, Egypt, Airbnb, Google Maps, Facebook Twitter, U S Geological Survey USGS

Move aside, Google Maps, Apple Maps and GPS: Why people still love their paper maps

Google Maps just turned 15 and Apple Maps got a makeover; but some people would rather stick with paper maps for emergencies and planning purposes         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Google, Usa, News, Usa Today, Google Maps, Apple Maps

Helping Europeans succeed: Google’s impact in Europe

Europe’s economy continues to grow, helped in part by the growing digital economy which creates jobs, increases productivity and business opportunities. Yet technology is also changing the way we access information and the way we work. That's why Google partners with governments, industry, educators and others to provide the right tools and training to make sure everyone can benefit—people can learn new skills if their jobs are changing because of automation and businesses can access products an...
Tags: Google, Europe, Greece, Denmark, Google Maps, Granada Spain, Matt Brittin, Europe Google, Rokka, Google in Europe, Grow With Google, Borja Piedra

Google Maps celebrates 15th anniversary with new app design, improved Live View and more

Released in 2005, Google Maps has now completed 15 years live. To celebrate, Google announced a bunch of new features like improved public transportation info, a more advanced Live View and a redesign to the organisation of info into 5 easy to access tabs as soon as you open the app. With the new update, Google Maps users will notice 5 tabs where all their info is organised, namely; Explore, Commute, Saved, Contribute and Updates. Explore is where users will find out information, ratin...
Tags: Google, Apps, News, Blogging, Google Maps, Google Maps 15th anniversary, Google Maps redesign

Weekly Roundup, Friday 7 February 2020

Glorious Chambord Castle in France’s Loire Valley. Come visit it with us in May. Good morning News came out on Thursday that because of New York state’s policies shielding the state records of illegal aliens from federal organizations, the Department of Homeland Security announced that no-one in New York state will now be eligible for any of their Trusted Traveler programs (the best known of which is Global Entry), and those currently enrolled will not be able to renew when their current membe...
Tags: Travel, Google, Amazon, New York, Congress, Australia, California, Washington, Mexico, France, Scotland, Hotels, China, Berlin, Miscellaneous, US

The Best Updates in Google Maps' 15th-Anniversary Redesign

In celebration of Google Maps’ 15th birthday, Google is updating the service with a new logo and icon, and it’s rolling out several new features for the app. Here’s everything included in the big update. Read more...
Tags: Google, Lifehacks, Google Maps

Google Maps for iOS and Android Redesigned To Help You Plan Better Trips

Google Maps has a new look on iOS and Android today to celebrate turning 15 on February 8. The app icon is all-new -- a less playful icon with a multi-colored location pin, set on a white background -- and many features that were previously hidden within the hamburger menu have moved into front-and-center tabs along the bottom. From a report: There are also several new features that integrate shopping, reservations, and Google Lens, and Google Translate. Google says the Maps app redesign makes i...
Tags: Google, Tech, Google Maps, Google Lens, Google Translate Google

Digital Trends Live: Google Maps update, Apple Watch sales, and more

On this Digital Trends Live, we discuss the biggest stories in tech, including a major Google Maps update.
Tags: Apple, Google, Gaming, Trends, Oscars, Apple Watch, Google Maps, Movies & TV, Dt Live, Digital Trends Live

A sneak peek at our IWD summit series with Mira Leung

Every March, Google celebrates International Women’s Day (IWD) by hosting a series of summits across the globe. In 2020, there are 15 different summits taking place in 10 countries. The events will feature inspiring speakers from the tech industry, interactive workshops presented by Google’s Women Techmakers and community building among women in tech. Part of the goal of these events is to build community among local women in the tech industry. In every country hosting a summit, we have a list o...
Tags: Google, Google Analytics, Nasa, Seattle, Google Maps, Mira, Don, University of British Columbia, Diversity and Inclusion, Meron Tamrat, Mira Leung, Swati Vauthrin, Wendy A Okolo

How Google used AI to supercharge Maps in 2019

Google Maps celebrated its 15th birthday today by announcing a new milestone: in the last year, the company mapped as many buildings as it did in the previous decade. The service reached this landmark through a two-step process. Firstly, staff worked with Google’s data operations team to manually trace common building outlines. They then trained machine learning models to recognize the edges and shapes of buildings. Another recent deployment of machine learning enabled Maps to recognize  handwri...
Tags: Google, Startups, Artificial Intelligence, Google Maps, Neural

Daily Crunch: LinkedIn is getting a new CEO

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Jeff Weiner will step down as CEO of LinkedIn June 1, product head Ryan Roslansky steps up The changes are LinkedIn’s first big executive shakeup since the company was acquired by Microsoft in 2016. It’s notable that both of the new appointments (Roslansky and new product head Tomer Cohen) involve long...
Tags: Google, Social, Twitter, Enterprise, Microsoft, Linkedin, Tech, Nasa, Earth, Reddit, Jeff Weiner, Google Maps, Illumina, Ancestry, Ama, Koch

Google Maps Updated With New Icon & New Features via @MattGSouthern

Google Maps is getting a slight overhaul with a new icon, new navigation tabs, and new features.The post Google Maps Updated With New Icon & New Features via @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Tags: Google, News, Seo, Google Maps, Local Search

Google Maps adds more crowdsourced transit data and gets a new navigation bar

Google is updating Google Maps on Android and iOS with a revamped tab bar at the bottom, a new icon and a couple of new features. In particular, the company is putting more emphasis on user-generated content and recommendations. At the bottom of the app, you now get five icons — Explore, Commute, Saved, Contribute and Updates. You could already save places and add more information to a Google Maps listing, but those features are now more visible. They’re no longer hidden in a side menu. The ...
Tags: Google, Mobile, Apps, Tech, Google-Maps, In Japan Google Maps

New Google My Business Feature: Own This Business? Claim It Now.

Seems Google is testing or launched a new feature to help business owners reclaim and login to their Google My Business listing. Elizabeth Linder posted a screen shot of this feature that has the option for you to click on a button to "Own this business? Claim it now."
Tags: Google, Seo, Google Maps, Seems Google, Elizabeth Linder

Google Maps Celebrates 15 Years: New Maps Icon & Map Features

Google launched Google Maps 15 years ago, well, technically on February 8, 2005 - so almost 15 years ago. And to celebrate, it announced today in numerous blog posts, a new map icon, new features and more.
Tags: Google, Seo, Google Maps

Google Maps is getting a new look

Google is giving its popular Maps app a redesign and new features for its 15th birthday.
Tags: Google, Cnn, Google Maps

Google Maps turns 15: Here are 15 tips to get the most out of the app

Google Maps turns 15 this week, and many of the 1 billion-plus people who turn to Google's navigation app do so for more than turn-by-turn directions.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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