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Thread: Official Google Announcement: Mapmaker is Going to be Shut down in March 2017!

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    Official Google Announcement: Mapmaker is Going to be Shut down in March 2017!

    Thanks for the news, Joy

    https://www.imprezziomarketing.com/g...-off-mapmaker/

    Anyone know if there is another way to do similar research on a listing other than mapmaker? Will be a pity to see all that history go into google's black box.
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    Re: Official Google Announcement: Mapmaker is Going to be Shut down in March 2017!

    Losing the history will most certainly be a disappointment if that happens.
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    Re: Official Google Announcement: Mapmaker is Going to be Shut down in March 2017!

    I'm trying to remain hopeful that they will transfer that feature to Maps but I'm not holding my breath. You could see recent history by looking at cached versions of a page but that doesn't go back years obviously.

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    Re: Official Google Announcement: Mapmaker is Going to be Shut down in March 2017!

    Hmm, how are we going to minimize practitioner listings now?!
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    Re: Official Google Announcement: Mapmaker is Going to be Shut down in March 2017!

    Quote Originally Posted by Rich Owings View Post
    Hmm, how are we going to minimize practitioner listings now?!
    Editing them just goes through Maps, not MapMaker.


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    Re: Official Google Announcement: Mapmaker is Going to be Shut down in March 2017!

    Wow, that's a big deal. I agree, the history is the number one thing I'll hate to see go, especially for spam hunting. We'll see what happens.

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