Yes, another messenger from the company.
Google Maps will be able to correspond with business representatives, according to a company blog. Messages will be available through the menu on the left.
Thus, Google will allow you to directly contact a store or restaurant to, for example, ask a question or leave an order. The feature will be available on both iOS and Android. Messages in Google Maps can be used by all entrepreneurs with a business profile .
The Verge editor called Google ‘s controversial innovation. According to him, on the one hand, the messages will be useful for those who do not want to search for an answer to their question through the site of the service, as well as contact the staff by phone. On the other hand, the journalist joked, Google “cannot stop” launching new messaging platforms, while there is a “mess” with other company projects in this area. For example, Hangouts are “dead for users,” the development of Allo is “suspended”, and Chat is not supported by major US carriers.