“Add Me to Search”
Google’s ‘add me to search‘ launches in India; anyone can create ‘People Cards’ to show up in results. Google has today announced the launch of ‘People Cards’, a feature that lets almost anyone create an identity card within Google.
For example : Below you can see my own virtual business card:-
Wanna know how to make it?
Follow the the steps:
Step 1: Type “add me to search” in a mobile browser on Google.com. You can’t do this on a desktop browser yet, only mobile browser supported right now. Then click on get started:
Step 2: Fill the form with relevant fields. This is the information that will be visible on your Google people card for queries against your name. “The more information you provide, the easier it is for people to find you,” claims Google.
Step 3: Finalize your Google search information and save. You’ve successfully added your identity on Google.
Congratulations!! You have created your own google virtual business card.
Google mentions that it will take some time for your name card to be visible against your name search queries, so don’t expect immediate impact after saving your Google search profile.
How does Google prevent abuse of the system and stop people from impersonating others? Google claims it requires a phone number to be associated with every account.
Google further writes on its official blog, “If you’re trying to find someone on Search, these new cards make it quick and easy to find the right person.
When you search for someone’s name and there’s a card available, you’ll see a module with the name, profession and location, which you can tap to see their card.
For people who share the same name, you’ll see multiple modules, and the information can help you distinguish between the different individuals to find who you’re looking for.”