Google Maps Profiles Get Interesting as Google Integrates Social Features

Google has always tried to create a social media platform that generates the same level of buzz as platforms like Facebook and Instagram. In what proves to be yet another shot at creating a social media platform that will gain adoption, Google has started introducing social profiles within Google Maps.

Google Adds ‘Black-Owned’ Attribute to Google My Business

On July 30th, Google launched the new Black-owned attribute on Google My Business. Just as businesses can tag themselves as ‘veteran-led’ or ‘women-led’ in the Highlights section of their listing, businesses can now also tag themselves as ‘black-owned.’