Google Maps Test New Interface For Layer Buttons

The Google Operating System blog has a picture of a possible maps experiment for testing how users interact with the layers available in Google Maps. The new buttons seem to be cleaner and easier to read and use. Here is a picture of the new test: Here is the existing user interface: As you can […]

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The Google Operating System blog has a picture of a possible maps experiment for testing how users interact with the layers available in Google Maps.

The new buttons seem to be cleaner and easier to read and use.

Here is a picture of the new test:

Google Maps UI

Here is the existing user interface:

google maps nab

As you can see, a major difference.


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Barry Schwartz
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Barry Schwartz is a technologist and a Contributing Editor to Search Engine Land and a member of the programming team for SMX events. He owns RustyBrick, a NY based web consulting firm. He also runs Search Engine Roundtable, a popular search blog on very advanced SEM topics.

In 2019, Barry was awarded the Outstanding Community Services Award from Search Engine Land, in 2018 he was awarded the US Search Awards the "US Search Personality Of The Year," you can learn more over here and in 2023 he was listed as a top 50 most influential PPCer by Marketing O'Clock.

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