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Google Maps Local Guides Program Gets An Update

  • Google, Tuesday, June 13, 2017 1:46 PM

Google on Tuesday announced an update to its Local Guides program, which the company put together to get its users to update data in Google Maps and upload photos of local venues. It is changing its level system and how it rewards points for those who make updates. Once users hit the fifth level and scored 500 points, there was little motivation to continue adding content. With five extra levels and 10,000 points, the game changes.

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