Google aims to tackle Black Friday crush
Black Friday bargain hunters are being courted by Google, which wants them to try out its latest search facility.
The tech company has made it possible to see how busy shops and other popular destinations are, in real time.
A search for a shop now delivers a status update - such as "a little busy" - and information about how long people typically spend at the location.
Google says it should help users navigate "Black Friday swarms", but one expert questioned its usefulness.
"It could be seen as unwelcome by some retailers because if they are absolutely mobbed, it... read more
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