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News & Updates

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AccessibilityMeetup3.pngJoin one of the 100+ meet-ups to improve wheelchair-accessibility information on Google Maps.

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You’re Invited! #SmallThanks at Heinz Lofts in Pittsburgh, Tuesday 9/19 from 4-8pm.  

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Do you have questions about the new video feature on Google Maps? We’re hosting a Connect Q&A to get you answers.

 

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Local Guides can now see their submitted and approved meet-ups as well as meet-ups they’ve registered to attend.

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MeetUp.pngThis month, get together to answer wheelchair-accessibility questions on Google Maps.

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SOS Alerts is a new set of features in Google Search and Maps to help you quickly understand what’s going on and decide what to do during a crisis.

 

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Local Guides on Android have the chance to add the first-ever videos to millions of places.

 

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There’s a new way to learn and share knowledge about places on Google Maps for Android, and we’re inviting Local Guides to try it now.

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Here’s a recap of our latest meet-up.

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Throughout July, we celebrated local food culture through photography. Here’s a recap of the month’s best photos, videos, and tips.

 

 

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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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lg-luis-duran.jpgLocal Heroes is a new video series highlighting incredible members of the Local Guides community. 

 

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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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