Motorola and patents were not enough for Google this year. Google has now acquired Zagat. Zagat has established a trusted and well-loved brand. They are in more than a 100 cities. Their surveys a blueprint for how to best use UGC (user-generated content).  Zagat provides people with a democratized, authentic and comprehensive view of where to eat, drink, stay, shop and play worldwide based on millions of reviews and ratings.

Zagat with Google means it is only a matter of time before it is incorporated into all things search and Google Maps. Zagat’s trusted reputation and Google speed of search there will be a lot of well fed people out there.

By Rubens Saintel

Proud father, #Haitian, photographer, consultant, writer & entrepreneur. I love video games, movies, plays, technology (surprise), beta testing apps and all things sci-fi. | |

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