29 Aug '17, 3pm

Google Introduces Video to Google Maps Listings by @MattGSouthern

Google Introduces Video to Google Maps Listings by @MattGSouthern

Searchers will soon start seeing videos on Google Maps listings, as the company is giving Local Guides the ability to upload video with an Android device. Videos on Google Maps can be viewed by users on iOS, Android, or desktop – but for the time being they can only be uploaded on Android. Google offers a few suggestions for using this new feature: ”The possibilities are really exciting: Take viewers on a mini tour of a store you love, or show the bustling scene at your favorite neighborhood restaurant.” Video reviews showcasing your favorite items are also an option, as well as videos offering general tips for new visitors. This feature is rolling out gradually to Local Guides on Android. Local Guides are individuals who are committed to contributing to Google maps. Local Guides earn points for contributing photos, reviews, and information to Maps listings. As they earn p...

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