Thursday, May 6, 2010

How to send a Map as a Scrap in new Orkut

We’ve already discussed about the options adding the Photos to your new Orkut. Now, it has been updated up to adding the Maps to your scraps. How do you feel now? If you want to add a map to a scrap, just click on the text box for writing and editing the scrap. Now, you can get a customization options on the top. All you have to do is, just click on the Placemark icon in order to add a map to your message as shown in the picture below. Moreover, you can also search for a specific Address or Place anywhere in the world or you can manually drop a Placemark onto the Map. These options are the easiest even if you are a novice of Google Maps.

If you have selected an address, your scrap will be visible as shown in the picture given below. Therefore, just post it and your friend can see the added map. If he clicks on the Map, it will load the Google Maps page for the same spot to explore the area further. Therefore, he can check Street View photos, public transit, driving or biking directions to reach spot.