Google’s New Local Search Functions Are Lastly Here

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Google is lastly rolling out the regional search features previewed earlier this year, including the ability to search your surroundings with your phone’s video camera.

At Google’s Browse On virtual conference in September, the company had individuals buzzing over its innovative updates to local search.

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

Those updates and more are now offered. Here’s an introduction of the local search updates releasing today.

Updates To Google Local Browse

Browse With Live View

Beginning next week, search with Google Maps Live View is presenting in London, Los Angeles, New York City, Paris, San Francisco, and Tokyo on Android and iOS.

Screenshot from: blog.google/ products/maps/new-maps-updates-to-help-you-make-the-most-of-the-holidays/, November 2022. Search with Live View allows you to use your phone’s electronic camera to discover info about places around you. Learn whether a service is open, how busy it is, the rate variety, and its star rating.

Search For Restaurants By Meal

There are 2 new ways to discover restaurants in your city.

Look for restaurants that serve a specific meal by either typing it in manually or performing a visual search with Google Lens.

Screenshot from: blog.google/ products/search/searching-for-holiday-meals/, November 2022. Screenshot from: blog.google/ 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 meal, include the words ‘near me,’ and instantly discover a location that sells it nearby.

Discover Quick Charging Stations For Electric Vehicles

Google is including a filter to searches for electric automobile charge stations that make it much easier to discover quick chargers.

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

select the “quick charge” filter. You’ll see stations with battery chargers 50kW or greater. You can also filter for stations that offer your EV’s plug enter more countries. These functions are live now on Android and iOS in countries where

EV charging stations are readily available. Find Wheelchair Accessible Places In More Countries The capability to search Google for

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

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