YouTube Adds Local Search

YouTube has added a location search capability:

Location Search on YouTube

I wrote about it in some detail on Search Engine Land.

You’ve been able to search Google Earth (and Maps) for video for some time, but this instantly makes YouTube a more “practical” tool for travelers among others. However it’s not a good tool for local business video search, notwithstanding this new tool.

Here’s my suggestion regarding a local “Video Pages” on YouTube.

One Response to “YouTube Adds Local Search”

  1. you tube backgrounds Says:

    As an avid youtube searcher, I noticed this today at the bottom of a search result. I think that this could be a great feature for high school and college kids that want to look up videos that schoolmates upload.

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