Google making it easier to find businesses using Google Maps from the owner’s Orkut profile!
“Now, when you visit the Orkut profile of a business owner, you’ll find a badge indicating that his listing is already on Google Maps. To visit the listing on the map, just click on the badge”:
If you own a business and have an Orkut profile but you haven’t received this badge yet, simply add your listing to Google Maps. Just claim ownership or create your business listing in Google Maps, using the same Google Account you use to access your Orkut profile. Once your business listing is verified on Google Places, your Orkut profile will earn a badge in a few days!
Watch the videos below to get youself familiar with this new orkut feature and Google Places:
If you need help, visit the Google Places Help Center and watch this tutorial video about Google Places.
Alsom there is a new feature in Orkut’s photo albums that shows you how many times each photo has been viewed. Each and every one of your photos will have a counter, keeping accurate stats on its “popularity level”. This number is refreshed every few minutes so you’ll always know how many people have checked in on the photos you keep on Orkut.