Features of Google Maps

Google Maps has introduced four new features to improve user experience. Here’s a look at everything new in Google Maps.

The new features include:

  • Messaging From Maps & Search
  • Street View User Contributions
  • Community Feed
  • Updated Performance Insights

Let’s start with Messaging From Maps & Search

Google is bringing messaging to connect customers with businesses to Google Maps and Search. This will facilitate easier and clear communication between businesses and customers. Verified Businesses can now interact with the customers directly from the Google Maps app. 

Please note that the customer messages will appear in the business messages section

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Street View User Contributions: Google is testing a new feature that will allow users to contribute images to Street View using only their phone. Users who want to contribute need to download the Street View app, open it and record a series of the connected image while they walk down a lane or cross a street

Once you submit the footage and publish it with the Street View app, then Google will automatically rotate, position, and place the images as per the correct sequence

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Updated Performance Insights: Google is now adding more data to performance insights to help businesses understand the queries people are searching to find their listing in Maps and Search

All performance data is available up to six months

Updated Performance Insights: Google is now adding more data to performance insights to help businesses understand the queries people are searching to find their listing in Maps and Search

Community Feed: Google is adding a new community feed in the Explore Tab of Google Maps. Users will be able to find the latest reviews, photos, posts added by Local experts and businesses offering food and drink services.