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Meet-up hosts can now share important updates by sending up to three emails to attendees.

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In collaboration with multiple space agencies and ESA Astronaut, Thomas Pesquet, we've launched 360 photos of the International Space Station for all to enjoy, no space suit required. 

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Today we’re introducing a new way to add accessibility details about places to Google Maps and Search. Together with Local Guides all around the world, let's make a map for everyone.

 

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The new Wait for WiFi feature in Google Maps for Android helps you save mobile data when you contribute photos to the map. image1.png

 

 

 

 

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This July, learn how to take amazing restaurant photos and share your best shots for the chance to be featured.

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As a thank you for sharing contributions on Google Maps, Local Guides Level 4 and higher can get this Google Play perk in select countries.

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Share your local traditions and discuss ways to help people around you throughout the month.

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Local Guides can redeem a one-month membership to Ola Select, as well as a discount on renewal.

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Let us know if any roads are missing in your community

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A chance to win a Canon camera for Local Guides in Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, and the UK.

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Share your favorite local discoveries for the chance to be featured in a new interactive series on Google Earth.

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Celebrate with us! We have just crossed over 200,000 members on Local Guides Connect.

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pacmanscreenshot.jpegTake a look back at some of our favourite Google April Fools’ Day pranks in recent years. 

 

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Tappable shortcuts on the Google app for Android and iOS give you easy access to great tools.

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cherry-blossom-maps.pngEnjoy the cherry blossoms in Japan with Google Maps. And if you want to see cherry blossoms outside Japan, we know of a few places.

 

 

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summit-social-connect-01.png150 Local Guides, who help millions navigate the world on Google Maps, will be invited to #LGSummit17, October 10-12 in San Francisco.

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In honor of International Women’s Day 2017, we are featuring some of our most dynamic female Local Guides.

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Level 5 Local Guides can now help keep Google Maps accurate and up-to-date on their desktop devices.

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Help others explore and navigate your city by teaming up with Local Guides to add and update places near you.

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With Lists you can now keep track of your favorite places in Google Maps and share them with friends. 

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Pro Tip: Add a shortcut icon to your Android home screen to get to “Your contributions” faster than ever.

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Hear how they’ve done it and see a recap of their best meet-ups. Plus, learn how you can plan a meet-up of your own.

 

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