Google has released a new feature called as “People Cards” a virtual visiting cards on Google Search which is limited for Indians.
According to Google Blog ” If you’re just getting started, you may not have a website or much of an online presence at all.We are solving these challenges with a new feature called people cards. It’s like a virtual visiting card, where you can highlight your existing website or social profiles you want people to visit, plus other information about yourself that you want others to know.”
Google told that creating a people card is easy and simple.
First, sign into your Google Account, then simply search for your name or “add me to Search” and tap the prompt that appears.
- Start building your people card, you can choose to include the image from your Google account
- Add a description of yourself, links to your website or social profiles, and, if you want, a phone number or email address.
- Google says, The more information you provide, the easier it is for people to find you.
- Only one people card is allowed per Google Account, and a phone number is required to authenticate the account.
Google has strictly trying to maintain the quality and authenticity of the People Cards and trying to maintain it. Every people card has an feedback option if a you think the card has inappropriate content or an impersonation. If you no longer want your people card to appear in Search, you can delete it at any time.
Google says “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. “
All images are from Google India Blog