Useful Google Maps features you should start using now – Livemint

If you use Google Maps you surely already know how helpful it can be, but there are great features you might not know about yet. There is more to it than just standard maps. These will make your use even better. It will help you make Google Maps work for you in the best possible way.

Key Takeaways:

  • Google Maps update allows users to share places with friends on social media. This is useful for inviting people over, or helping others find you if they’re unfamiliar with the area.
  • You can now get traffic updates, including estimated time due to congestion and alternative routes that may save you time, without having to open the Maps app.
  • Indian users in New Delhi, Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Noida, Gurugram, Indore, and Bhopal, now have the ability to search for nearby working toilets.

“Traffic Nearby provides traffic updates at the tap of a finger, even without opening the Maps app.”