Get updates from businesses and places

You can follow places that interest you, like restaurants or businesses, and receive updates when they have new posts or updates.

After you follow a place, updates for that place appear in the For you tab in Google Maps. 

Businesses you follow can see your Google Maps public profile, unless you choose to follow privately.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app Maps.
  2. Search for a business or place.
  3. Tap a place in the list and then Follow Follow and then OK or Follow privately.
    Note: Businesses you follow can see your Google Maps public profile, unless you choose to follow privately.
  4. To unfollow an individual business or place, tap the checkmark Checkmark.

You can control whether or not businesses you follow can see your public profile. To stop sharing your profile with businesses you follow, tap Menu Menu and then Settings and then Personal content. Then, turn off Share profile with businesses.

See all businesses you follow

You can view and manage all the places you follow in one list.

  1. Open the Google Maps app Maps.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Your places and then Following. A complete list of the places you follow will display.
    Tip: To unfollow an individual business or place, tap Following.
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