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Google Maps Gets Sponsored

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It was only a matter of time, but Google Maps has sold out. U.S. citizens searching for the nearest restaurant/bank/fast food outlet will now be bombarded with corporate logos. Just like a real street then.

On its Latlong blog Google sells it like this:

“Now, when you zoom in to areas of interest on Google Maps, you’ll more easily be able to spot the locations of companies and brands that are already familiar to you.”

Read more on the Bozboz Blog: http://www.bozboz.co.uk/blog/google-maps-gets-sponsored

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September 3, 2010 at 12:40 pm

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