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Google local question-and-answer feature now live in search for all mobile browsers

Barry Schwartz on
  • Categories: Channel: Local, Google: Google My Business, Google: Maps & Local
  • Google has now rolled out the question-and-answer local feature to all mobile browsers as of last night. SEO Sergey Alakov first spotted the rollout.

    About 10 days ago, the question-and-answer feature in the local knowledge panel went live for Android devices only. Now it’s visible on iOS devices, including mobile Safari.

    Here is a screen shot of my business profile showing the ask-a-question feature in mobile Safari on my iPhone:

    When you click on it, it lets you ask the question:

    For more details on this feature, see our initial story.

    Postscript: Today the Google My Business blog posted more details on this update after we published this story.


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    Barry Schwartz
    Barry Schwartz is Search Engine Land's News Editor and owns RustyBrick, a NY based web consulting firm. He also runs Search Engine Roundtable, a popular search blog on SEM topics.