Google recently made changes to improve the quality of reviews on local Google+ pages. The idea behind it is to help business and people get ratings that are real, relevant, and trustworty. These reviews appear in Google+ Local for business and Google Maps. Googler, Dasha made the following recomendations for reviewers and businesses: For reviewers: [...]
Imagine yourself walking down the street and all of a sudden you get an alert on your phone of a new great restaurant in the neighborhood. So far this type of information have only been available when you do a local search, check one of the many social media accounts you might have, email newsletter, [...]
Google is using its newly launched Person Finder to help victims of Chile’s 8.8 magnitude earthquake that occurred on February 27th. The tool allows people to both search for loved ones, or input information about someone who others might be looking for.
The social networking market is sizzling these days; with everyone from big to small trying to get a piece. Now the largest telecome company in the U.S wants to take a slice. For the past year and a half, AT&T has been working on a local social networking site called Buzz.com. The site is still [...]
The Official Google blog recently revealed that it is bringing city level flu estimates to 121 cities in the US, in conjunction with National Influenza Vaccination Week.