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    New Google Maps "Send to Device" Feature

    Just noticed a new little Google Maps feature. The business info card now displays a "send to device" link which will send the Google Maps information to a connected device.

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    Have you noticed this feature yet? Are there any SEO related uses you can think of for this feature?
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    re: New Google Maps "Send to Device" Feature

    I see it... it sent to my Samsung Galaxy Note3 and in the status bar... I see the name. I click it and it fires up Google Maps with the icon to start navigation.

    If I were at my desktop and wanted this place sent to my phone so I could just go there, it's useful. I like it. Nice find.

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    re: New Google Maps "Send to Device" Feature

    Thanks for post Colan. I saw this come out the other day and meant to share, but didn't get around to it.

    Here is the official announcement from Google Maps.

    And here is the help doc: Send a place to your mobile device - Google Maps Help
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