Google Maps keeps introducing new features nobody really wants, but some are making the app bloated and that is now becoming a problem.
A more recent feature to be introduced on Google Maps is the news updates. Where businesses and restaurants can now publish periodic news and updates about their establishment. Users will get the updates through a somewhat News Feed updates for establishments they have followed. Yeap, you read that right! You can now follow businesses on Google Maps. Seems like they killed Google Plus only to reincarnate it into Google Maps.
There are critics who argue the new feature makes the app more bloated. Especially for those who need a map to help them navigate to their desired location.
On the flip side, one may argue, “when searching for information about a restaurant, motel, or any other business establishment in a given area. Why should you turn to other platforms such as Twitter or Facebook to get more news update about the establishment?”
You can’t deny critics may have a good cause to complain Google Maps is getting bloated. And the engineers behind it may be losing …read more