• Google Assistant, Maps, and Search can now help you figure out where to vote

    14 days ago - By TechCrunch

    Election Day approaches! Still not sure where the nearest polling place or ballot drop box is? Google wants to help.
    This morning the company rolled out a handful of features across Google Assistant, Google Maps, and Google Search, all meant to kick in when a user seems to be looking for information on voting locations.
    On Google Search, for example, a search for “ballot drop boxes near me” will now bring up a dedicated tool for finding just that - punch in the address where you're registered to vote, and it'll help you find a drop box or polling place accordingly. The same tool will also...
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  • Google Adds Election Features To Its Services To Aid Users

    Google Adds Election Features To Its Services To Aid Users

    14 days ago - By Android Headlines

    Google has made it easier to find your nearest election voting locations by adding features to many of its apps. According to Google , its Google Maps and Search services as well as Google Assistant will now have features to help with users voting in the election.
    Many companies have had to tread a fine line in the run-up to this election with the way they behave. Fighting the spread of misinformation has been difficult for the likes of Google and Twitter. Both have still developed new methods for curbing its spread.
    However, most technology companies also wish to promote registering to...
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  • Google Assistant and Search get new features to help voters

    Google Assistant and Search get new features to help voters

    14 days ago - By Pocketnow

    As voting for the US Presidential election begins, there is a lot of uncertainty regarding the whole process, thanks in no part to the coronavirus pandemic. Needless to say, voters will be looking up for helpful resources to guide them through the whole process, starting from getting registered to actually casting their vote. To help voters, Google has announced a host of new features for Search, Maps and Google Assistant .
    Hey Google, where do I vote?
    Starting today, when users look for voting-related information on Search and Google Maps, they will see custom buttons and resources at the...
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