+snippets for users and publishers was launched on August 28, making it easy to visit a webpage and then share it on Google+. Today, the search company expands the +snippets to Google Maps.
Suppose you're planning a weekend trip to Napa. Your packing list probably includes driving directions, hotel information and a list of nearby wineries.
"With +snippets, Google+ users can easily share directions or places (for example) with fellow travelers. Just click "Share..." in the Google+ bar at the top of the screen, and whatever you see on Maps is what you'll see in the sharebox--ready to share with your circles," explains Bradley Horowitz, Vice President of Product Management.
+Snippets on Google Maps: Directions, Places, search results
"With today's launch, Google Maps joins other Google products like Books, Offers and Product Search in having +snippets. And like Maps, what you see onscreen is what you share--just click on "Share..." in the Google+ bar to reveal the +snippet," Horowitz said:
+Snippets on Google Books, Offers and Product Search