“Striking fear into the hearts of local guides far and wide, Google just added a friend-driven, local business recommendation engine to Google Places. Quite simply, if users decide to share their business ratings with friends, they can then see the places their friends recommend. ” It’s called Hotpot.
The headline says it all: “Man Loses Weight After Unflattering Google Maps Street View Image”
What new in Google Maps Directions? “It’s now simpler than ever to switch transport modes, change the time/date of your trip, get a high-level overview comparing different routes, and view details of a single trip at-a-glance.”