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Google Opens Complaint Form To Crack Down On Fake Info In Maps

Google My Business Community Manager, Marissa Nordahl, announced that a new form named the Business Redressal Complaint Form was launched by Google, which will allow searchers and users to “report fraudulent activity relating to businesses Google Maps,” she said. With this form, it can help Google tackle some of the serious issues around bad and fraudulent information on Google Maps.  According [...]

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Google Maps Desktop Now Shows The World As A Spinnable Globe

On Twitter, Google announced that Google Maps on desktop will no show a flat map.  Rather, the world will be displayed as a globe. Originally, when zoomed out on Google Maps, you would see the map as a flat map.  But now, when you zoom out, Google shows the map as being spherical, allowing you to spin [...]

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Google Adding Business Descriptions In Google My Business & Local Panel

Google is considering adding a feature in Google My Business which would allow business owners to add descriptions that appear in the local panel in search results.  Both @deegs20 and @maulikpanchal posted screen captures of this in action.  The feature was removed back in 2016 when they dropped the Google+ support, but it seems to be added back via the Google My [...]

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Disney Theme Parks Now On Google Street View

According to an announcement made by Google, all of Disney's US theme parks are now available on Google Street View.  Users have the ability to take visual Street View tours of parks outside the US, such as those in Paris and Shanghai. The idea behind Street View allows users to take a virtual walk around almost all of [...]

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Local SEO: 7 Google My Business Questions Asked And Answered

More and more consumers are searching online for shops, grocery stores, restaurants, car dealers, realtors ad other businesses in their local area.  Four out of five people use search engines to find local information, according to Google. In Google's research, businesses with detailed, complete, up-to-date online business listings are twice as likely to be considered [...]

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Google Questions And Answers For Local Businesses Now Available For Android

A new feature for businesses has been launched by Google within Google Maps, which answers commonly asked questions from prospects and customers directly over Android devices.  The announcement was made this Friday by Marissa Nordahl of the Google My Business team. Nordahl said, “We’re excited to announce that Google is bringing Questions and Answers to businesses.” This [...]

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Google Tests “What’s Hot” & “What’s Nearby” As Android Search Options

Recently, Artem Russakovskii found a couple of cool Google search options tests for Android.  Google has inserted a "What's Hot" and a "Nearby" option in the pull-down search menu.  Here's what the options look like: Greg Sterling asked for more information on these new options, and Google responded by saying that "were're always experiment with the look and [...]

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