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Map Maker update - July 30, 2014


Sneha K Jul 30, 2014 11:29 PM
Posted in group: Google Map Maker

Categories: Announcements :

Hello Mappers,


Firstly, a BIG thanks for your continued support to improve Google Maps!


Google Map Maker offers you a detailed menu to add the most relevant category by providing a wide range of 2500+ categories to choose from. While we continue to expand this list, we’ve removed the ability to manually type-in the category of your choice.


Henceforth, any existing free-form categories will only be visible to the mapper who originally created them.


Once again, your understanding and patience is tremendously appreciated.



Thanks, and Happy Mapping!

Sneha