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You’re in the car and want to let a colleague know you’re on your way to see them. Better yet, why not just share your location?

Facebook added a feature not too long ago that allows you to share location via Messenger. This is great for a meet up. Finally, it looks like Google on Android has caught up.

“OK Google… share my location with [contact]”

It will share your current coordinates but you can use Google Maps to then go in and share ongoing data.

What needs to be updated is to allow ongoing share with a contact via voice. It should also be possible to initiate through Google Home but then continue as someone leaves their home.

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