Google Maps Search Now With Video, Book & Photo Results!

Dec 14, 2007 | 2,038 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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The search page of Google Maps now shows location markers. The markers can be in the form of videos from YouTube, books from Google Book search or geo-tagged photos from Panoramio.

For instance, the query search for google geyser, will return you something like this:

google video in maps Google Maps Search Now With Video, Book & Photo Results!

Here you can find the blue placemark’s info window with a video from YouTube for direct playback. Google crawls this page as the description, tags or title of the video has the keywords in question as well as location information. There is not much clarity in the integration of the YouTube result page. If one have a close look at the screenshot, you can notice that there is not enough padding between thumbnail and description. Moreover, the thumbnail is redundant as the embedded video contains a preview still already and the embedded video looks too large for the info window.

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Navneet Kaushal

Navneet Kaushal is the founder and CEO of PageTraffic, an SEO Agency in India with offices in Chicago, Mumbai and London. A leading search strategist, Navneet helps clients maintain an edge in search engines and the online media. Navneet's expertise has established PageTraffic as one of the most awarded and successful search marketing agencies.
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