Google Maps Changes

“Less than two months after its release, Google has started pushing reviews and ratings from Hotpot into Google Maps.” Yelp reviews are now gone.

- I Need Hits (an SEO blog)

There are some UI experiments going on, too. “The not-so-stylish, white buttons for selecting Map or Satellite view as well as the drop-list for toggling photos, buzz updates and other geo-taggable features seems to be going away. In their place, styled, graphical icons that expand and retract when you hover over them.”

- Search Engine Watch

There’s new 45 degree imagery.

- Google Lat Long Blog

Published Monday, January 17th, 2011

Written by Adena Schutzberg

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