Google Search add new 'Nearby' Local Filter

Google's "search options" sidebar has three new filters to help you restrict results to a ‘city, region or state’. If Google can't find your location or you want to find results for a different location, click on "custom location" and enter a city. “Location has become an important part of the way we search. If […]

Google's "search options" sidebar has three new filters to help you restrict results to a ‘city, region or state’. If Google can't find your location or you want to find results for a different location, click on "custom location" and enter a city. “Location has become an important part of the way we search. If you're a foodie looking for restaurant details, food blogs or the closest farmer's market, location can be vital to helping you find the right information. We've added the ability to refine your searches with "Nearby" tool in the Search Options panel. One of the really helpful things about this tool is that it works geographically — not just with keywords — so you don't have to worry about adding "Minneapolis" to your query and missing webpages that only say "St. Paul" or "Twin Cities." Check it out by doing a search, clicking on "show options" and selecting "Nearby,"” explain Google.

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