Sunday, May 15, 2011

Google Maps of the Week

Where the Streets Have Your Name

By far the most Tweeted map this week was this Google Map that lets you find all the roads, parks and rivers that share your name around the world.

If you haven't already tried this vanity map search give it a go now.

Groupon Now

Groupon has finally turned on location and has become a lot more useful in the process. Groupon Now lets you view the nearest deals to your location on a Google Map. It is available both from your desktop and from your mobile device.

At the moment Groupon Now has very limited coverage. But this is Groupon so this will eventually be huge. Coupon maps are one of the biggest trends in online maps this year and Groupon, Facebook and Google will no doubt be the biggest players in this market.

LoveFre.sh

LoveFre.sh is a location based service to help you connect with locally produced food, wherever you are.

The LoveFre.sh Google Map features the latest check-ins made with the app and provides a great way to find local food markets and outlets selling locally produced food.

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