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How to contribute images to Street View in Google Maps

Google Street View – millions of panoramic images on Google Maps that have served as a delightful time-guzzler for us over the years –...

How Google Maps is making real-time business busyness info more accessible

While Google Maps’ popular times and live busyness insights have been saving us from unnecessary stress and helping us make better plans since 2016,...

How Google Maps is helping users to avoid coronavirus hotspots

With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to spread in many countries as economic activity revives, Google has ramped up its efforts to help people stay...

Google Maps app is finally back on Apple Watch

This is a reunion that was three years in the making. When the Google Maps app suddenly disappeared from the Apple Watch in 2017,...

How does Google Maps predict traffic?

Predicting traffic conditions on the roads and determining the best routes for a journey is an incredibly complex task. And yet, Google Maps does...

Google uses satellite data to add wildfire location-tracking to Maps, Search

There are dozens of large wildfires burning across the United States right now – almost a third of them in California. As more than...

7 Awesome Google Maps Hacks 2020

Google Maps is probably one of your most frequently used apps, with over 100 million downloads in Google Play alone. But you can do...

Google Maps Platform intros local context, Cloud-based Maps styling

Google Maps API, launched only a few months after the Google Maps website in 2005, has completed 15 summers around the sun. And to...

Google Maps adds new COVID-19 travel alerts as cities reopen

To stay safe in the COVID-19 era, it’s more important than ever to know how crowded public transport might be or if a trip...

Apple, Google, Bing update Maps to show ‘Black Lives Matter Plaza’

No sooner than Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bowser had renamed a street near the White House as ‘Black Lives Matter Plaza’, tech giants Apple,...

How often do Google Maps get updated?

In 2005, Google launched an ambitious project to map the world. Today, more than a billion people use Google Maps every month. And every...

10 amazing ways people are using this free Google tool to make custom COVID-19 maps

Google is witnessing a huge surge in the number of people using its custom mapmaking tool, My Maps, during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to...

Google Maps turns 15 with new logo, updates, and reflections from C-suite

15 years ago, Google Maps started out with a simple but ambitious goal to map the entire world. At that time, getting step-by-step directions...

Star Wars fans, have you jumped into hyperspace on Google Maps yet?

With the last film in the Skywalker saga ending decades of storytelling, Google Maps has decided to do something special for Star Wars fans. Recognizing how traveling...

Follow these awesome map tips for a stress-free Thanksgiving

Remember this infamous aerial image from 2016 showing the bumper-to-bumper holiday traffic on a Los Angeles freeway two days before Thanksgiving? That year, almost...

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