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    Google MapMaker Going Offline for Upgrades

    This was posted in the MapMaker (thanks to TC Treebles for the heads up) forums this afternoon. It is highly unusual for Google to take a product offline, even if temporarily, ever. The idea of getting rid of whacked out bots and having a single, authoritative single repository for all location data is significant. Planned Map […] Related posts:
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    Re: Google MapMaker Going Offline for Upgrades

    I had posted about it here too in case you missed it:

    Planned Map Maker Outage & Update, beginning Nov 20, 2013
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    Re: Google MapMaker Going Offline for Upgrades

    While down you can still use Google Maps to report a problem about the map.
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    Re: Google MapMaker Going Offline for Upgrades

    Hi All,
    It appears that Google Mapmaker is back online as of 1:00pm CST. The message that was appearing at the top of the interface is no longer there.
    Anyone confirm?
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    Re: Google MapMaker Going Offline for Upgrades

    Yes back for me as well ( UK )
    Just added a new client in Map Maker and 5 seconds later its in Google+ and can do phone verification. Fantastic!
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    Re: Google MapMaker Going Offline for Upgrades

    That's great news! Thanks Malcom.
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