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Thursday, October 25, 2018

Follow Locations on Google Maps

Interesting idea, follow locations.  I add: Perhaps start thinking of clusters of locations as well?  Subcribe to locations and clusters?  Reminders that you have not been there in some time?

Google Maps now lets you ‘follow’ your go-to locations
Follow your favorite store like you follow friends on Twitter

By Chaim Gartenberg   @cgartenberg on the Verge

Google Maps for Android is getting a new feature today: the option to follow locations and businesses like you would an account on a social network, letting you stay in the loop on any news, events, or upcoming offers that are featured there.

Those updates will show up in the recently added “For You” tab that Google already uses as a personalized feed of local recommendations and restaurants. Allowing users to personalize that section a bit more by adding their favorite stores seems like a natural extension of the functionality, especially as Google seems to be set on adding more social features to Maps. .... " 

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