The ‘Verticalization’ of Google Maps?

Expanded menu

As the Google LatLong Blog reports, Google has added a new “show search options” link beside the main search box in Google Maps. This is a very interesting development for several reasons.

It’s a pull-down menu that allows you to narrow or expand results for the same query and more easily discover non-traditional content in Google Maps. The new menu allows you to see: everything, locations, businesses and, significantly, user-created content.

The rest of this post is at SEL.


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