Google’s New Local Browse Features Are Finally Here

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Google is finally rolling out the regional search functions previewed previously this year, including the ability to browse your environments with your phone’s cam.

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

Google previewed a choice to search for restaurants by dish and a brand-new search capability constructed into Google Maps’ Live View.

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

Updates To Google Resident Search

Browse With Live View

Beginning next week, search with Google Maps Live View is presenting in London, Los Angeles, New York, 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 allows you to use your phone’s electronic camera to discover information about locations around you. Discover whether an organization is open, how busy it is, the rate range, and its star rating.

Search For Dining Establishments By Dish

There are two new ways to discover restaurants in your area.

Look for dining establishments that serve a particular dish by either typing it in by hand or carrying out 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 introducing today in English in the U.S. Now, you can use Lens in the Google app to snap an image or take a screenshot of a dish, include the words ‘near me,’ and immediately find a location that sells it nearby.

Discover Fast Charging Stations For Electric Automobiles

Google is adding a filter to searches for electric car charge stations that make it easier to find quick battery chargers.

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

pick the “quick charge” filter. You’ll see stations with chargers 50kW or higher. You can also filter for stations that provide your EV’s plug type in more nations. These functions are live now on Android and iOS in nations where

EV charging stations are available. Discover Wheelchair Accessible Places In More Nations The capability to browse Google for

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

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