Google’s New Local Browse Functions Are Finally Here

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Google is finally presenting the local search features previewed earlier this year, consisting of the ability to browse your environments with your phone’s electronic camera.

At Google’s Browse On virtual conference in September, the company had people buzzing over its ingenious updates to local search.

Google previewed a choice to look for dining establishments by dish and a new search ability developed into Google Maps’ Live View.

Those updates and more are now offered. Here’s a summary of the local search updates releasing today.

Updates To Google Local Search

Search With Live View

Beginning next week, search with Google Maps Live View is rolling out in London, Los Angeles, New York City, Paris, San Francisco, and Tokyo on Android and iOS.

Screenshot from: products/maps/new-maps-updates-to-help-you-make-the-most-of-the-holidays/, November 2022. Browse with Live View permits you to utilize your phone’s electronic camera to discover details about places around you. Find out whether an organization is open, how busy it is, the rate range, and its star ranking.

Look for Restaurants By Meal

There are two new methods to find dining establishments in your local area.

Look for dining establishments that serve a specific meal by either typing it in by hand or conducting a visual search with Google Lens.

Screenshot from: products/search/searching-for-holiday-meals/, November 2022. Screenshot from: 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 instantly find a location that sells it nearby.

Find Quick Charging Stations For Electric Automobiles

Google is adding a filter to searches for electric lorry charge stations that make it easier to discover fast chargers.

Screenshot from: products/maps/new-maps-updates-to-help-you-make-the-most-of-the-holidays/, November 2022. Look for”EV charging stations” and

pick the “fast charge” filter. You’ll see stations with chargers 50kW or greater. You can likewise filter for stations that offer your EV’s plug key in more nations. These functions are live now on Android and iOS in countries where

EV charging stations are readily available. Find Wheelchair Accessible Places In More Countries The capability to browse Google for

wheelchair-accessible, stair-free locations is now offered worldwide. After switching on the” Accessible Places”setting in the Google Maps app, you’ll see a wheelchair icon in company

profiles if it has an accessible entryway. If a place isn’t wheelchair-accessible, you’ll see the same icon with a strikethrough. Source: Google Included Image: BestForBest/Best SMM Panel