The Thanksgiving Day holiday is a week from tomorrow and that is usually the time when the nation’s highways are swelled with cars full of people driving to visit a relative’s house. Once there, turkey and football are consumed although the latter is only viewed, not eaten. This makes it the perfect time for Google Maps to add some new features to the popular app. Unfortunately, not all of them will be ready in time for Thanksgiving, but hey, many of you will be driving to visit relatives from now through the end of the year so you might get an opportunity to try out some of them.
Google Maps’ transit directions will soon receive an update
Something new is coming to the list feature in Google Maps that is used to share a location you’ve visited with friends. With the update, everyone in your group can access your list and suggest places that they would like to visit. You can vote on their suggestions by leaving a heart emoji if you like a particular suggestion, or leave a thumbs down emoji if a suggestion is to visit a place that you’d rather not visit.
Plan a trip with friends using the list feature on Google Maps
With this new feature, you can plan an entire trip using Google Maps. The update to lists will start rolling out globally to iOS and Android devices in the coming weeks.
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