- Google Maps makes it easier to find a restaurant for a group of friends.
- You can pick a bunch of places and then let friends vote on where to eat.
- CNBC's Todd Haselton shows you how to use the new Google Maps group sharing feature.
It works really well if you have a group of people who can't decide on where to get dinner. The update is rolling out over the next week, but some people should already see it.
Here's how to use the Google Maps group sharing feature.
Now tap and hold on a restaurant and drag it to the lower-left side of the screen. This is your "shortlist."
Here's what my shortlist looks like after I picked a few restaurants and added a couple of colleagues:
Then they can vote on where they want to eat by tapping thumbs up or thumbs down. The one with the most votes is labeled "Top Voted."
That's it. It's simple, but a new and fun way to find somewhere to go that will keep everyone happy.