Ben Bold
Nov 1, 2010

Google becomes more 'local' with Place Search

GLOBAL - Google has added location-based functionality to its core search engine to present consumers with a list of results and mapping relating specifically to their locality.

Place Search allows a user to find a list of relevant links to restaurants, review sites, blogs and other information in their area. The results are also mapped, with red pins denoting the physical location of the results.

Place Search results appear automatically on Google when the search engine thinks users are looking for local information. The firm has also added a new link for Places in the left-hand panel of the search results page so that users can...

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