Google Revamps Google News Initiative, Newscast and More

Finally, if you long-press on a location you can quickly share that spot with your friends, and they will be able to rank it and comment on it within the Maps app.

The "For you" tab will make suggestions about places to visit based on information Google has about you, and you can "follow" suggestions to reference them later.

Not everyone has a flawless sense of direction and tired travelers can save themselves a few extra steps by using the overlay to get off on the right foot, and stay headed in the right direction. Google News will be available in 127 countries on both Android and iOS, starting today, with a global roll-out planned for sometime later this week.

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Other features help users better coordinate with friends. A new Match Score feature combines the info Google's collected about business along with your ratings of similar businesses to produce more targeted recommendations. This is particularly evident with a new "Your match" score that lets users see why such and such a place was recommend.

Google News Initiative, a recently launched venture that aims to help grow and innovative the world of journalism and news on a global scale.

Given the amount of visual detail in this reimagined directions feature, it seems like this is being geared toward helping you walk from Point A to Point B. Adding these kind of visual cues to turn-by-turn directions for drivers would boost instances of distracted driving.

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A shortlist feature aims to make it easier to select places to eat or hang out and have your friends vote on their choice, which will hopefully eliminate a lot of the back-and-forth now going on in your messaging app.

Lastly, Google is also adding a few augmented reality (AR) features. Using machine learning, For You will offer up better recommendations of places to go.

The Maps app is adding a new "For You" tab along the bottom, which will contain news about newly-opened locations near you, a "trending" locations section, and offers and updates from your favorite businesses.

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