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It seems I accidentally tripped over something new at Google Maps this morning: I happened to be looking at the houses for sale in our area -- a recreational pursuit of mine -- and when I mapped an address using Google Maps, all of a sudden thumbnail photos started popping up here and there. Then…

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It's not a huge deal, really -- as Greg Sterling notes over at Screenwerk -- but the news that Google has added social features to Google Maps is just another piece of the puzzle that is (or at least could be) the Web company's emerging social net. The features aren't rocket science, of course: user…
According to a recent speech by Google Earth's chief technology officer Michael Jones -- which Brady Forrest describes at the O'Reilly blog -- the site is using "crowdsourcing" techniques to generate detailed maps of India -- using a package that the company has put together with a GPS transmitter and some software that it hasn't…

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Well, it happened again. I was going to write a blog post about the new Google Maps feature that lets users write reviews of businesses, but I left it too late and had to go off to a dinner thing, and by the time I got back that bugger Scott Karp had said the exact…

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Google has launched a smart add-on to their popular map services, a feature called MyMaps which allows users to share maps and map mashups they've created. Steve Rubel says that Google maps is becoming a community, which is definitely true, and others like Pete Cashmore at Mashable say that Platial -- a map service that…