A couple of weeks ago, Google announced a new function named hectic area – well, that function now seems to be rolling out. When you are looking at the Google Maps app, Google will show you if a location is busy by labeling it “hectic location” with a pulsating indicator. Here is a screen shot of it from Praveen Sharma on Twitter: Here is a GIF of it in action: Google stated this is an excellent method to prevent crowds, Google composed: Whether youre heading to your hometown or exploring a brand-new city, you can use Area Busyness, a new function that combines live busyness patterns to assist you instantly area when an area or part of town is near or at its busiest.