Google lets users get social with Maps – Computerworld

You can now use Google Maps to connect with your friends. Google is introducing features that allow you to save favorite locations and share with your friends and family. You will be able to share via social media, text messaging, and email with friends. You will also be able to see saved places on the map.

Key Takeaways:

  • Google Maps is getting social!
  • Now, users can create lists of their favorite places, share those lists with others, and follow the lists your friends and family share with you.
  • These lists can be seen and shared on mobile devices and desktop computers. Users also can download the maps to use when they’re offline.

“Google seems to be taking a different tack now, taking one of its most popular apps and making it social.”