+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