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 -
  • Google Launches Stand-Alone Street View App For iOS And Android

    … Google’s Street View has been somewhat challenged in the transition to a mobile-centric world. It’s available through the Google Maps and Google Earth apps but it hasn’t really been well showcased on the small screen — until today’s launch of the stand-alone Street View app for Android and iOS. The new app allows users to search for or browse…

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Landin Google- 22 readers -
  • Google Business Views To Change To Street View Trusted

    Yesterday, Google sent out an email reminder to those involved in the Google Maps Business View program of the upcoming changes. In short, Google Maps Business View will be renamed to Street View Trusted and with that, Google will loosen up some of their policies around the program to make it “much easier,” while the “publishing requirements will be simpler,” and Google said ...

    Barry Schwartz/ Search Engine Land- 11 readers -
  • Apple-Linked Van: Self-Driving Car Or Street View Competitor?

    … of the area being photographed. Below are examples of mapping rigs: While street-level photography is useful in many situations it’s not a necessity for map users. However the other location data and information captured by Google via Street View cars (notwithstanding the “SpyView” payload controversy) has be instrumental in improving maps and laying…

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Land- 9 readers -
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