Google is lastly rolling out the local search functions previewed earlier this year, consisting of the ability to search your surroundings with your phone’s cam.
At Google’s Search On virtual conference in September, the company had people buzzing over its innovative updates to local search.
Google previewed an alternative to look for dining establishments by meal and a new search ability built into Google Maps’ Live View.
Those updates and more are now available. Here’s an overview of the regional search updates releasing today.
Updates To Google Local Browse
Search With Live View
Starting next week, search with Google Maps Live View is presenting in London, Los Angeles, New York, 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. Browse with Live View allows you to utilize your phone’s electronic camera to find information about places around you. Learn whether an organization is open, how hectic it is, the cost range, and its star score.
Search For Dining Establishments By Meal
There are two brand-new methods to discover dining establishments in your local area.
Look for dining establishments that serve a particular meal by either typing it in manually or performing 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 launching today in English in the U.S. Now, you can utilize Lens in the Google app to snap an image or take a screenshot of a meal, include the words ‘near me,’ and immediately discover a location that offers it nearby.
Find Fast Charging Stations For Electric Cars
Google is including a filter to look for electric automobile charge stations that make it much easier to discover fast battery 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
choose the “quick charge” filter. You’ll see stations with chargers 50kW or greater. You can also filter for stations that use your EV’s plug enter more nations. These functions are live now on Android and iOS in countries where
EV charging stations are offered. Find Wheelchair Accessible Places In More Nations The capability to browse Google for
wheelchair-accessible, stair-free locations is now offered worldwide. After switching on the” Available Places”setting in the Google Maps app, you’ll see a wheelchair icon in organization
profiles if it has an available entrance. If a place isn’t wheelchair-accessible, you’ll see the same icon with a strikethrough. Source: Google Included Image: BestForBest/Best SMM Panel