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Google Maps Introduces Three New Cycling Features in Canada

Google is introducing three new cycling features to Google Maps in Canada. Just in time for the summer, cyclists now have access to improved feature sets that make their next venture more coordinated and more connected. Canadian will soon be able to take advantage of the following three features: aerial view, detailed cycling route information,...

Google Street View Turns 15: Here are the Most Popular Locations in Canada

The Street View feature in Google Maps is celebrating its 15th birthday, and on this special occasion, new updates are coming to the feature. According to Google, Street View now has over 220 billion images from over 100 countries and territories, viewable from your smartphone or the web. Street View cars have also travelled over...

Google Announces All-New ‘Immersive View’ for Google Maps

Google I/O, the company’s annual developer conference, kicked off today with announcements regarding recent advancements in AI, including an all-new immersive view for Google Maps that lets users experience the vibe of a place before they go. With the new immersive view in Google Maps, users will be able to experience what a neighborhood, landmark, restaurant, or...

Google Maps Launches Eco-Friendly Routing in Canada on iOS and Android

Google Maps has launched eco-friendly routing in Canada for iOS and Android users. The feature was first launched back in the U.S. in October 2021, but is now available in Canada to “encourage sustainable living." Citing data from the International Energy Agency (IEA), Google says ground transportation makes up nearly 18% of global CO2 emissions,...

Google Maps Restricting User-Submitted Tag Features in Ukraine

Google has blocked users from being able to edit Maps in Ukraine. According to a report from Buzzfeed News, users across social media have accused Google Maps of hosting content that has allegedly been used to target airstrikes on Ukrainian cities like Kyiv and Kharkiv. "The tags in Google Maps were created on Feb 28th,...

Google Details its Moderation Polices for Google Maps Reviews

In an effort to keep irrelevant and offensive comments off of Google Business Profiles, Google has today detailed its new content moderation policies that make sure reviews are based on real-world experiences. "As the world evolves, so do our policies and protections,” notes Google, adding that as soon as someone posts a review, it is sent to...

Apple Executives Discuss New Apple Maps Features

Apple Maps has been given a new treatment with the target of making Apple's app competitive to users once again. When speaking to CNN Underscored, Apple Maps product lead David Dorn and design lead Meg Frost got to discuss the latest and greatest features. Apple has struggled to maintain the relevance of Apple Maps when...

Google Maps Trends Helping Canadians Plan for Holidays

Google Maps has just shared its latest data based on popular times, traffic, and search data to determine the best times for Canadians to head to the grocery, shopping centers, the airport, restaurants, and more during the holiday season. According to the Google Maps trends in Canada, groceries are busiest on Saturdays at 2pm, whereas...

How to Enable Dark Mode for Google Maps on iPhone and iPad

[caption id="attachment_363224" align="aligncenter" width="920"] Image: Google[/caption] After an August announcement that a 'Dark Mode' for Google Maps on iOS was in the works, Google silently launched the feature in full back in September and most users didn't even realize — reports The Verge. As long as you're running the latest version of Google Maps for...