Last Updated on October 19, 2021 by Rashid Hassan
On 11th August 2020, Google announced Google ‘People Cards’, thus offering Google Users a chance to build an online presence at Google. Google People Cards allows the users to build their social Presence and thus create a virtual Visiting card on Google Search Engine.
Google People Card highlights
Google People Card allows the users to create their online presence by creating virtual visiting cards. Building an online presence is one of the major boosts which the people will feel optimistic about Google People Card. The people can highlight their social media accounts and their websites and even can fill in their information, thus offering an option for others to know about them in detail.
Thus, in a way Google People Card will help a lot to the individuals, entrepreneurs, influencers, prospective employees, self-employed people and freelancers who aim to build a strong presence about them at Google Search Engine and want to be discovered and thus help themselves to better promotion about them and their businesses.
🆕 Introducing the people card on Google Search.
Showcase your business, passion or portfolio when people search for you on Google.
Get started ➡️ https://t.co/CAm3mRiCgM pic.twitter.com/wPx6GIUdWz — Google India (@GoogleIndia) August 11, 2020
How to Add me to Search?
‘Add your Name to Google’, this feature as brought to you by Google has simple steps. Let’s check out the process to Add me to Search at Google People Card:
- In order to create Google People Card, you need to sign in to your Google Account and search for your name on Google Search Engine.
- Now, tap on the ‘add me to search’ which appears on the page.
- Upload an image of yourself from your Google Account and add details about you. You can add links of your social media profiles and any websites. You can also add phone number of yours and email address to be shown in your virtual visiting card of Google.
- Now, click on ‘Save’ Option and you are done!
However, you must keep a fact in mind that as per Google, you must authenticate the account with a unique mobile number. The people will have complete control of the information which can be included in Google People Card and also the people can opt-out of the Google People Card at any time of moment and thus can stop their details from appearing in Google Search.
Is Google People Card safe to use?
The ‘Add your Name to Google’, which is recently a new feature of Google may raise some doubts in the minds of people over security issues. Is Google People Card safe to use? In an effort to control the security issues and privacy issues, the world biggest search engine, Google has ensured that several protections and controls are in proper place. The Google has added safeguard mechanisms to protect against offensive content.
At the same time, Google has offered a feedback button, thus allowing people to identify and report the bad content and information which appear on Google People Card, and which in their opinion has been created by an impersonator.
For the people who share the common names, the unique information about the person will allow the people to be distinguished between those people and thus will allow people to find the most accurate information.