Tips for Buzz layer in Google Maps for mobile (Android, Windows Mobile, Symbian S60, iPhone, iPod Touch)

Here’re some tips to get you going with Buzz layer in Google Maps for mobile; To get started, install latest version of Google Maps 4.0+ on Android 1.6+, Windows Mobile, or Symbian S60 phone by visiting m.google.com/maps and going to Layers > Buzz from Maps main menu. From Android, iPhone, and iPod touch devices, you […]

Here’re some tips to get you going with Buzz layer in Google Maps for mobile; To get started, install latest version of Google Maps 4.0+ on Android 1.6+, Windows Mobile, or Symbian S60 phone by visiting m.google.com/maps and going to Layers > Buzz from Maps main menu. From Android, iPhone, and iPod touch devices, you can also use buzz.google.com Nearby view and map just like the Maps layer.

  • Explore the world around you: Enable Buzz layer in Google Maps, then select any icon from map or open list view to see all the posts from map area you’re viewing.
  • Ask questions and get answers: If you’re exploring a new area and looking for tips, post a question, and someone browsing Buzz in area may be able to provide a quick answer.
  • Share a picture worth a thousand words: Google Maps for mobile or Android Buzz widget lets anyone share a picture found. Just attach a photo to your post or take a new one before posting.
  • Give tips or learn about places: Google Buzz posts you create in Maps will always include your location (i.e. “My Location”) by default, but you can easily change approximate location to a specific place, such as a restaurant. Now, people reading your post will know that your recommendation is about that exact restaurant, and your recommendation will be available for anyone browsing that restaurant’s search results page.

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