Craigslist Supports Street Map Initiative

CNET, Tuesday, August 28, 2012 11:42 AM
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Unlike most Web platforms, Craigslist has thrived despite (perhaps due to) its aversion to feature and design updates. Bucking that trend, the online bulletin board is embedding maps in certain real estate listings. As CNet reports: “The maps, which appear on housing ads in the San Francisco Bay Area and Portland, Oregon, harness data from OpenStreetMap, a service that offers free maps of the world compiled and edited by volunteers.”

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