Map editing service Google Map Maker officially shut down on Friday, March 31, the Mountain View-based tech giant announced on its support pages. The company explained how the decision to discontinue Google Map Maker was a logical one after many of its core functionalities migrated to Google Maps over time. All of the basic editing features offered by the now-discontinued service have already made their way to both the desktop and mobile versions of Google Maps, the company revealed. Those functionalities include the ability to add a place or edit information about an existing location, moderate other people’s edits and view the history of your own changes, edit road segments, and more.


Google has been working to integrate Map Maker features into Google Maps itself, and announced in November that the independent Map Maker service would shut down. Now Map Maker is officially dead. Google’s support page says that most of Map Maker’s functionality is already in Maps, and the company will continue to add new features as time goes on.
Google says many of the Map Maker’s features are being integrated into Google Maps. “To make it easier for all Google Maps users to contribute changes to the map, we’ve started to graduate functionality from Map Maker to Google Maps on both desktop and mobile,” a Google support page says.


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