From February 10, Google will dump its real estate listings search on Google Maps, a decision it attributes to low usage and planned changes to its coding system. It sounds like not too many people will miss it (and rival real estate sites are doubtless cheering), but it’s a reminder that even a company as apparently dominant as Google can’t succeed in every market it tries. [Google Australia Blog]
Google Dumps Real Estate Listings On Maps
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