New: Google Lets You Bookmark Local Places From Search Results
Clicking on the star icon adjacent to a place name in local box saves the location to Maps and directions suggestions.
Google is making it easier to bookmark places you want to map now or visit later, by giving users the ability to save places from the Google local box in search results.
Google has added a star icon adjacent to the place name in the local box, a Google spokesperson confirmed: “When you click on the star icon, your saved place will appear on your map, in your search and directions suggestions, and under the ‘your places’ tab of Google Maps.”
The change isn’t live for everyone but here’s how it looks on desktop results for a Los Angeles hotel:
The feature is also available on mobile devices. Here’s how it looks on Chrome on an Android device when searching for some taco options: