Aug 12, 2020

How to create Google Virtual Visiting Card

How to create Google Virtual Visiting Card
On Tuesday 11th August 2020, Google announced 'People Cards', which will allow users to build an online presence and discover others on Search.

The new Search feature in India enables influencers, entrepreneurs, freelancers or anyone else who wants to be easily discovered online create a virtual visiting card in what appears to be the company’s latest attempt to add more

How to create your People Card on Google Search

How to create Google People Card
  1. To create a People Card, users will first need to sign in to their Google Account, search for their name on Google Search

  2. Tap on the "add me to Search" option that appears on the page

  3. Upload an image of yourself from your Google account, add a description and links to social profiles or websites. You can even include your phone number or email address if you want it on your virtual visiting card

  4. Tap on the "save" option and that's it

Google said that for every new card, the user must authenticate the account with a unique mobile number. He/she will have complete control of the information to be included on the card and can opt-out of the experience anytime, which will stop their details from appearing in Search.

To make sure people find reliable and helpful information, the tech giant has put together several protections and controls. It has also added safeguard mechanisms to protect against offensive content.

There is a feedback button with the help of which users can identify and report low-quality information or a card that they believe was created by an impersonator.

For people looking to find someone on Search with their name, the card will be available. There will be a module with the name, profession and location which users can tap to see their card.

For people who share the same name, the Search will show multiple modules. The unique information will help users distinguish between different individuals to find accurate information.

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