Consumers have been experiencing the switch from Google Places to Google+ Local since last May, but local business owners are still dealing with the merging of the two to manage their business profile. Business owners will continue to manage business information from Google Places for business, while customers rate, review and upload photos through the new local search experience in Google+ Local.
Customers will be able to discover these new Google+ Local Pages in several ways: through searches on Google.com, Google+, or Google Maps, and also in mobile apps. In essence, Google+ will become a new search function within Google, but offering richer content and social functionality equivalent to Facebook and Twitter. Also, there is an added bonus for customers th樂威壯
at they won’t be forced to create Google+ profiles to access the content.