‘Disney is gatekeeping a Starbucks’: Google Maps sends customer to Starbucks inside Disney headquarters
'That's not available to me.'
On Jan 24, 2023 by Braden Bjella
An LGTBQ advocacy Google map has been repurposed into an anti-trans ‘hit list’ of clinics
The map includes LGBTQ resource centers, children's hospitals, Planned Parenthood locations, and more.
On Sep 27, 2022 by Claire Goforth
Google Maps contract workers win delayed return to office date
'I have a history of respiratory issues and I’m at high risk if I contract Covid-19.'
On Jun 3, 2022 by Jacob Seitz
Now Google Maps will show you coronavirus rates in your area
The map shows new coronavirus case density rates.
On Sep 24, 2020 by Libby Cohen
Man discovers his wife’s affair on Google Maps
Despite her blurred-out face, her husband recognized her instantly.
On Aug 12, 2020 by Nahila Bonfiglio
Hackers are hiding malware in videoconference links
Zoom, Teams, Meet are being targeted for phishing attacks.
On May 12, 2020 by Mikael Thalen
This guy created a Google Maps traffic jam by hauling around a wagon full of phones
He used 99 phones to pull off the hack.
On Feb 2, 2020 by Mikael Thalen
People are sharing images of their dead loved ones captured by Google Maps
'There is my grandpa, just sitting there.'
On Jan 9, 2020 by Mikael Thalen
Google Maps on iPhone now shows you speed traps
The update also lets users report lane closures, construction zones, disabled vehicles, and objects in the road.
On Oct 23, 2019 by Mikael Thalen
This Italian town ‘banned’ Google Maps after people kept getting lost
A reported 144 people were lost or stranded in the area last year.
On Oct 15, 2019 by Mikael Thalen
Google rolls out improved Maps assistance for the visually impaired
A new feature, 'Detailed Voice Guidance' is aimed at improving the Google Maps experience for the visually impaired.
On Oct 11, 2019 by Brenden Gallagher
Google Maps Incognito Mode is here and this is how to turn it on
Here's what Incognito Mode can and can't do in Google Maps.
On Oct 4, 2019 by Mikael Thalen
The new Apple Maps refresh is rolling out for more users
Apple Map is finally getting better. Can it compete with Google Maps?
On Sep 30, 2019 by Matthew Hughes
Google Maps may soon come with an Incognito Mode
The incognito mode will cease collecting data on searches, sharing your location, and tailoring suggestions based on search history.
On Sep 20, 2019 by Brooke Sjoberg