Google Launches Zagats On Phone and Computers

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Google To Buy Zagat Guides

Google launched a new website and mobile apps for Zagats Restaurant Guides this afternoon.

According to Google, which acquired Zagat Restaurant guides in 2011, updated the service to include multimedia content to help users find the best restaurants in their area.

For the first time ever, users can get free access to content (which now includes pictures, videos and more multimedia features)online using computers and smartphones.

For now, the website only offers curated content for nine cities across the country and abroad, including New York City and Boston. However, there are plans to expand to fifty cities.

Using Google services such as search and mapping, the company has worked to improve the experience for users.

“These days, the challenge in deciding where to go is not about about a lack of information or user reviews, but finding accurate information and trusted opinions so you can quickly make informed decisions. Through our digital products—and the Google products you use every day like the new Google Maps for Mobile—you can rely on Zagat’s curated lists and summary reviews to cut through the clutter so you can find the perfect spot.” said Gannon Hall, Group Product Manager and Head of Zagat in a blog post.

The service now has apps available for Android and iPhone, and an newwebsite.

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