Thursday Feb 20, 2020
Google Maps in its recent update had brought the contribution button to the home screen for users to easily play their part in helping Google in assisting other users to find their destinations, coffee shops, restaurants, and other places.
Why should you contribute?
According to the recent blog, users had submitted more than 20 million contributions to Google Maps every day. This includes everything from reviews and ratings to photos, answers to other users’ questions, and address updates.
Users are able to make better decision based on photos, ratings, opinions, and useful tips shared by local guides.
With 20 million contributions coming in every day, Google tries its best to remain vigilant against inappropriate content and removes it before even it is spotted by users.
“At Google Maps, we continue to crack down on the bad actors who violate our policies, using a combination of people and technology to tackle unwelcome content,” the blog read.
Sorting through roughly more than 7 billion contributions a year, in 2019 alone, the company did the following things: