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Google’s big data help to avoid traffic for Thanksgiving Day

Google wants to help people get safely home for Thanksgiving by avoiding traffic jams and congestion with its new Google Maps traffic information in-map information. In some countries, Thanksgiving is a family-oriented holiday, and since many people live further part, … Continue reading ?

Lesbian Couple Shocked To Discover Their Address Changed To “Faggots Live Here” On Google Maps

5 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

We don’t know where we’d be without Google maps, and we don’t mean figuratively. We’d still be lost out in the Mojave desert, gas tank creeping perilously low. And while nearly everyone has a similar experience of being saved by the all-powerful combination of Google and GPS, one North Carolina lesbian couple is understandably outraged […]

Is your goose cooked on Turkey Day? Never fear, Google Maps is here!

Thanksgiving dinner is the meal we look forward to all year. And chances are...all of your family and friends agree! So if you’re hosting and and not exactly a whiz in the kitchen, making the meal can be daunting. Good news: if you burn that Thanksgiving turkey, all is not lost. Show More Summary

Lesbian couple’s driveway identified on Google Maps with homophobic slur

11 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

A North Carolina lesbian couple says their son found a homophobic slur on a Google Map of their street. “My son was on Google Maps at school when he (searched) ‘street view’ for our address and it said, ‘Fagits live here,’” said Jennifer Mann, whose partner moved...

How To Embed A Google Street View Map

Want to incorporate some Google Street View imagery into a site? It’s now no further than a click away. More »      

Google Maps Updates The Android App Small But Useful Additions

Google Maps has long been the map app of choice. Remember the furor that arose when Apple dropped Google maps? Well Google has just been making the app better and better. The latest update might not rival some of the bigger overhauls...Show More Summary

?Lesbian Mothers' Home Address Labeled with Slur on Google Maps

A lesbian couple in North Carolina were the victims of what they believe is a hate crime after finding out their home address on Google Maps had been renamed "Fagits Live Here." Yeah, sounds pretty fucking hateful to me. Read more.....

Lesbian Couple's North Carolina Home Labeled with Anti-gay Slur on Google Maps: VIDEO

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

North Carolina Teen Google Maps His House and Finds Anti-Gay Slur on Home Address: VIDEO A 17-year-old teen found a nasty surprised when he Google mapped his Canton, North Carolina home reports The Advocate. Dakota Bonham, son of Jennifer Mann...

Lesbian Couple Worries Antigay Slur on Google Maps is a Hate Crime

The major search engine's mapping program had changed their street name to something much more homophobic. That has the couple and their kids worried. read more

Google Maps offers more info about destinations and alternate routes

Earlier this month, Google Maps for Android received the requisite Material Design update and tacked on in-app restaurant reservations for good measure (in the US). A new version is rolling out, and with it comes some handy features to lend a hand...

Through the Google lens: search trends November 14-20

Devastating snowstorms, bizarre interviews and addictive podcasts? It was an unusual week on the search charts this time around. A frosty receptionIf you looked on Maps for Buffalo, you wouldn’t find it. OK, that’s a bit of an exaggeration, but the city is buried underneath six feet of snow… literally. Show More Summary

Why People Keep Trying to Erase the Hollywood Sign From Google Maps

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The Hollywood Sign might be one of the most recognizable things on Earth. In Los Angeles, it's also one of the most visible. You can see it from a plane as you glide into LAX. You can see it from a car as you drive up the 101 freeway. Show More Summary

Super Joystiq Podcast 122: Far Cry 4, GTA V, Assassin's Creed Rogue, WWE 15

This week's Super Joystiq Podcast is having trouble finding Kyrat on Google Maps Mapquest. Another week in November means another week of big releases. Ubisoft is back seeking reception with another open-world game with Far Cry 4-thankfully, this...

Latest Google Maps update brings awesome new features to Android

Google has a new Google Maps version out, Android Police reports, which brings some neat new features to this popular Google service. Google Maps 9.1 for Android — available for immediate download by following the source link, in case...Show More Summary

New UI in Google Maps for Mobile Browsers

The new interface from the Google Maps mobile apps is now also available in the mobile browser. Just go to in your favorite mobile browser for Android and iOS and you should see an interface that closely resembles the UI from the native mobile apps. Show More Summary

Google Maps shows goose trying to swim in Boise State's blue turf

An enterprising Reddit user was taking a virtual walk around Albertsons Stadium when he noticed a goose hanging out on Boise State's field. We can't say for sure that this goose is trying to swim in the turf, but we definitely want to believe in the urban legend. Show More Summary

Guantanamo Bay is 'permanently closed' on Google Maps

Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp is "permanently closed," at least according to Google Maps.

Here's Everything Google Knows About You

If you rely on Google search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, or any of Google's other zillion free products, the company stores a bunch of data about you. Google is extremely open about what data it stores and makes it very easy to delete that...Show More Summary

Lesbian couple found homophobic slur on Google map

Someone took the liberty to rename a North Carolina road on Google Maps to reflect that a lesbian couple lived there.

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