Now get answers to all your local queries through this new Google app
Google India on Thursday announced the beta launch of a new app called "Neighbourly" in the country that will help people find local answers in their neighbourhood. "The beta version is available today in Mumbai. If you`re in a different city, join the waitlist," Google India tweeted.
"With `Neighbourly`, we`re finding new ways to move forward on Google`s mission to organise the world`s information and make it universally accessible and useful," Josh Woodward, Group Product Manager on Google`s Next Billion Users team, said in a statement.
This new 'neighbourly' app will help users answer queries like `find out which is the safest park for my kids in an area` or `any affordable Maths private tuition available near me`.
"In big cities across India, it`s getting harder to get good answers to these questions because cities keep changing, including the people who live there," as said in the app`s description on its website.
"That`s why we built `Neighbourly`, an app that helps you ask your neighbours questions, be a local expert, and keep up with your neighbourhood," the description added.
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Woodward also added in his statement that, "In our research, we`ve found that most of life happens within a 1km radius of where you live, so we wanted to create a new experience for neighbours to benefit from the collective knowledge inside their neighbourhoods. And, when that happens, we hope neighbourhoods everywhere will start to feel even more neighbourly."
Users can type or user their voice to use the app in oder to get their neighbours` questions.