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Google has opened up Map Maker to users in Bulgaria, Italy, San Marino and the Vatican, letting citizens – including the Pope – update maps for their local area with new landmarks, roads, building outlines and more.
Map Maker is a browser-based service that allows users to create and suggest changes for Google Maps and Google Earth – it basically lets Google keep up-to-date with the changing landscape, ensuring its popular mapping services are as current as possible. You can read the story about how Map Maker came to fruition here.
And you can read the full details of this latest rollout in Google’s blog post below.
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