Google: Street View

  • Google Maps brings faster, smoother scrolling to Street View

    … Google is replacing the clunky “arrow navigation” in Street View with a smoother “blue line” that allows users to swipe and scroll through images more quickly. I discovered it last night by accident. Here’s an example of the old navigation from the desktop version of Maps: Here’s what it now looks like on Google Maps for the iPhone: Images…

    Greg Sterling/ Search Engine Land- 8 readers -
  • Is Apple About To Launch A Competitor To Google Street View?

    … Google Street View is a dramatic and sometimes useful feature of Google Maps, which helped set it apart from competitors such as Nokia Maps and Bing Maps a few years ago. Now there’s evidence that Apple may be seeking to create its own version of Street View. On Apple’s site the following posting appears: It then goes on to list cities around…

    Greg Sterling/ Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 12 readers -