Google Maps will soon give you better recommendations

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Already one of the most popular tools on anyone's smartphone, the navigation app has successfully mapped 220 countries, and helped 1 billion users find their way around.

"We use machine learning to generate this number, based on a few factors: What we know about a business, the food and drink preferences you've selected in Google Maps, places you've been to, and whether you've rated a restaurant or added it to a list", Google explains in a blog post.

Not everyone has a flawless sense of direction and tired travelers can save themselves a few extra steps by using the overlay to get off on the right foot, and stay headed in the right direction.

Google had introduced "Google Lens" last year, and during its keynote at this year's Google I/O, the company announced some new features for it, plus some other Google Lens-related news.

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Google Maps to act more like a tour guide. The feature basically predicts the new restaurants that users will likely prefer based on data about the places they've visited before and frequented in the past.

Google will soon launch a new version of Google Maps that will give you more personalized recommendations than before.

The new "For you" tab is the best way to stay on top of the latest and greatest happening in the areas you're into. So if you're exhausted of sorting through all those 4-star options, soon you can just go with your machine-based match. "Your matches change as your own tastes and preferences evolve over time - it's like your own expert sidekick, helping you quickly assess your options and confidently make a decision".

It uses a combination of the camera, Street View and visual location technology to know exactly where you are so that when you hold up your phone, you effectively see your directions floating ahead. Instead you'll get curated lists of what's good based on the area or neighborhood you're looking up.

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