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Apple now has public place pages — but what exactly are they for?

Posted on: September 27, 2016 by in SEO
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Apple is apparently now publishing public place pages for selected landmarks, according to a post on 9to5Mac. Below is an example (via Allan Miller): If you’ve got the latest MacOS update “Sierra” installed you can access these pages from the Safari toolbar. On “El Capitan” a smaller page shows up for similar kinds of queries. In all likelihood these URLs, which Andrew Shotland identified as “Apple Maps ID + Lat/Long + Name,” are intended for sharing, especially with users of Continue Reading ...

Apple Maps becomes a platform with new extensions for third-party apps

Posted on: June 14, 2016 by in SEO
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Apple is opening up Apple Maps to third party developers with new “extensions.” This is parallel to announcements for Messages and Siri, made during today’s WWDC keynote. In addition to a forthcoming “beautiful redesign,” developers can integrate their apps directly into Maps: Now open to developers with new extensions, apps like OpenTable can integrate bookings right into Maps, and services like Uber and Lyft can make it easier for users to book a ride, without ever leaving the Maps Continue Reading ...