• Google begins rolling out its group planning feature for Maps

    2 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    Google is making it easier for friends to decide where to go without needing to send a hundred text messages to everyone.
    The search giant announced the feature earlier this year at Google I/O in May. It allows users to create lists of places, say restaurants, in Google Maps and then share that list among their friends, who could vote on which place to go to. Group members could also veto certain places on the list, or add their own suggestions.
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  • Google launches its group planning feature for Maps

    Google launches its group planning feature for Maps

    2 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Earlier this year, Google announced its revamped Google Maps, which puts a stronger emphasis on discovery. Some of the features the company announced back then have already launched, including many of the promised discovery and exploration tools, but the one feature that was still missing was group planning. But you won't have to wait much longer to collaboratively plan your outings with friends in Google Maps because today, these collaboration tools are finally launching.
    The basic problem Google is trying to solve here probably feels familiar to everybody who has ever tried to get a...
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  • Google Maps' group planning feature rolls out for Android and iOS

    Google Maps' group planning feature rolls out for Android and iOS

    2 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    Google is rolling out a “group planning” feature to Google Maps on Android and iOS from today. The internet giant first announced group planning at its annual I/O developer conference in May, but it has taken nearly five months for the company to ready the new social feature for prime time. Going social Google Maps in its original guise...
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