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1. Google Maps updates help you deal with the pandemic
Google has announced some upcoming improvements to Google Maps, including updates to COVID infection, real-time crowding information for public transportation, and pickup order features.
Along with them, the company says that the Google Assistant driving mode, which gives you access to features such as voice commands for music while you’re driving and allows you to answer calls from the navigation interface, is launching in preview in the US.
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2. Amazon launches Amazon Pharmacy
Amazon is making its biggest boost in the medical industry with the launch today of Amazon Pharmacy: a new service that offers home delivery for prescription drugs.
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3. Keyword search is coming to Instagram
Instagram introduces a new feature, more exactly ability to search is getting an upgrade.
Users will be able to search the platform using keywords, in addition to the usual searches for accounts and hashtags.
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4. Fleets are now available for everyone
This can trigger changes in the way we communicate on the platform. Undoubtedly, some users will try to exceed the limits of what can be said or shown on a fleet to a tweet. Twitter will certainly face new moderation challenges when deciding whether to write new rules or change existing ones to combat, say, harassment or misinformation, as it appears in fleets.
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