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Technology

Google Maps Adds Q&A Section

Google Maps Adds Q&A Section
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Google is now introducing Q&A sections on Google Maps for Android and in mobile search, which should make getting information about a location much easier.

Thanks to this feature, when you have a query about a certain location, like a restaurant, shop or a museum, you can see other's peoples response to it, or even leave your own question and answers to others. 

To see the new Q&A section in Maps and in mobile search, go into the local business listing after you've pulled the place up.  After that scroll to  "Questions & answers" to see questions, and leave your own. You can also upvote especially helpful information, and Q&As with the most upvotes will be surfaced at the top so more people can see them. 

The business and frequent users will be alerted when a question is left on a listing, allowing them to respond in a timely manner. When you're question is answered, you'll get a ping, too. 

The new feature is coming to Google Maps on Android, as well as Google search globally.

This article was originally published on tbreak and has been reposted on Entrepreneur Middle East based on a mutual agreement between the websites.

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