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Google will close the tool that allows users to edit Google Maps data

via:博客园     time:2016/11/9 11:30:18     readed:1298

According to foreign media The Verge reported that Google announced in local time on November 8, will be closed in March 2017 Map editing tool Map Maker, this tool allows users to edit Google Maps data. Google also said that the same editorial and advisory functions will be transferred to the local life review service Local Guides project, anyone can still upload the local Google map data.


Google in 2008, pioneered the Map Maker tool, Google wants to use this map crowdsourcing editing tools to get some countries and regions of the map data.

Subsequently, Google will edit these maps to deal with, and after the approval provided to all users of Google Maps. Millions of users are currently using the Map Maker tool.

Last year, Google has also temporarily closed due to mischief, Map Maker feature, a user has put in Google Maps "Android robot icon" icon.

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