Street View and Walking Directions Added to Google Maps for Mobile

Google has added Street View and walking directions to its mobile maps. This will be especially useful for those of you lucky enough to live in a walkable city.

To explain the usefulness of this update, Google made a video on just one of the many ways Street View and walking directions could come in handy. Take a look:

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Nathania was a Search Engine Watch news correspondent from 2008 to 2010. Before that, she held positions as Senior Editor at Bold Interactive and Search Marketing Copywriter at Fortune Interactive.