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1 Introduction

2 Google Confidential and Proprietary MapUps

3 Google Confidential and Proprietary Today’s Agenda 1. Background: Google Map Maker’s Mission 2. Community: Community mapping projects & possibilities 3. How to: Learning to use Google Map Maker 4. Resources review / Q&A

4 Google Confidential and Proprietary Intro Video

5 Google Confidential and Proprietary What is Google Map Maker? ● Google Map Maker, a separate tool from Google Maps, allows you to add or edit the local information you know, including businesses, roads, parks, campuses and much more. ● A collaborative mapping environment which combines all user's local knowledge with comprehensive satellite imagery to map the world. mapmaker.google.com Leave your mark on Google Maps, Google Earth, and Google Maps for Mobile!

6 Google Confidential and Proprietary Mission Statement Let's organize the world’s geographic information and make it universally accessible and useful.

7 Google Confidential and Proprietary 40% Google mobile search are looking for places Maps are Important backpacker hostel in Kathmandu computer repair shop in Cupertino university in Boston safari in Kenya yoga class in Paris dentist in Zurich place of worship in Calcutta pisco in Peru surfing at Bondi Beach 30% all Google searches are looking for places

8 Google Confidential and Proprietary Google Maps in % when we started...

9 Google Confidential and Proprietary 3. Usable: Local information for roads, places, businesses. 1. Accurate: Up-to-date in our rapidly changing world. Ever-changing World 2. Comprehensive: High-quality everywhere. A need for maps that are:

10 Google Confidential and Proprietary The Missing Link You know your part of the world better than any body else. We'd like to help you share what you know with the rest of the world.

11 Google Confidential and Proprietary Result: Map Maker

12 Google Confidential and Proprietary Availability 200+ countries & regions, and 60+ languages

13 Google Confidential and Proprietary Instant Changes Google Map MakerGoogle Maps

14 Google Confidential and Proprietary Google Maps Now 90% now! (e.g. Yerevan, Armenia)

15 Google Confidential and Proprietary What's Possible Map your University Campus Map a Golf Course Map a Trail Map your Neighborhood

16 Community

17 Google Confidential and Proprietary Global Improvements Vietnam Bolivia

18 Google Confidential and Proprietary Local Improvements BeforeAfter

19 Google Confidential and Proprietary Little Bighorn College Crow Agency Montana

20 Google Confidential and Proprietary Scottsdale Community College Scottsdale, Arizona

21 Google Confidential and Proprietary Spreading Knowledge All it takes is one passionate person: You!

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26 Mapping for a Cause 1 week Cyclone Nargis strikes Myanmar (Burma) April BeforeAfter

27 Google Confidential and Proprietary Mapping for a Cause UNOSAT maps flooded regions using Map Maker data. Flooding in Senegal, Sept 2009 Typhoon Ketsana, Oct 2009 Flooding in Mauritania, Sept 2009

28 Google Confidential and Proprietary Mapping the Arctic

29 Google Confidential and Proprietary Google Map Maker is available in more than 60 languages, including: Cherokee Hawaiian Inukitut Inupiaq Kalaallisut Māori Navajo Tibetan

30 Google Confidential and Proprietary Indigenous Mapping Day Google Earth Outreach, Google Map Maker, NCAI and GAIN partnered to launch the first annual Global Indigenous Mapping Day: August 9, The event organized and inspired MapUps in 6 countries and resulted in over 1,300 approved edits!

31 Google Confidential and Proprietary Indigenous Mapping Day National Congress of American Indians Youth Commission MapUp Reno, Nevada

32 Google Confidential and Proprietary Indigenous Mapping Day Cowichan Tribes and Stz’uminus First Nation MapUp B.C., Canada Events were held in six countries, and resulted in a total of 1,300 approved edits!

33 Google Confidential and Proprietary Why Host a MapUp? ●Opportunity to share your local knowledge and build your community ●Spread awareness about Map Maker ●It's fun!

34 Google Confidential and Proprietary Discussion Forums

35 Google Confidential and Proprietary G+ Community https://plus.google.com/communities/

36 Google Confidential and Proprietary Pulse

37 How To

38 Google Confidential and Proprietary How to Find Edit in Google Map Maker link Or go to:

39 Google Confidential and Proprietary How to Sign in Click on "Sign In" Go to:

40 Google Confidential and Proprietary How to Sign in Then, click "Sign In". Need an account? Click "Sign Up". Have an account? Enter your and password. Can't remember you password? Click here.

41 Google Confidential and Proprietary How to Sign in

42 Google Confidential and Proprietary How to Map Pan and zoom Quick Start Guide to Google Map Maker use layers to view specific data Add New points, lines and shapes Browse to see all existing data Link to this page Edit existing points, lines, and shapes See and Review others changes Your recent changes Gear Icon for Help, Discuss, Settings, etc. Turn on StreetView Top Contributors Switch between Map and Satellite Views Make sure you click "Sign In"

43 Google Confidential and Proprietary DEMO

44 Google Confidential and Proprietary Google’s Policy Map Maker has many policies and procedures in place to protect the integrity of Maps and the places they represent: ● Team of internal moderators and advanced reviewing community ● Locking of certain features ● Spam monitoring ● Feedback tool for reporting problems and issues on the map ● User accessibility to Map Maker team through multiple channels

45 Google Confidential and Proprietary Your Community’s Policy To protect the integrity of your own tribal maps, Google encourages you to check with tribal elders or officials before mapping potentially sensitive data - to ensure the best mapping experience for you and your tribe.

46 Google Confidential and Proprietary Help Center

47 Google Confidential and Proprietary YouTube Channel

48 Google Confidential and Proprietary FAQs Q. Wait. Anyone can change Google Maps? A. Yes. Anyone signed in with a Google Account can change the map. But everything goes through review by a team of Googlers and mappers with local knowledge. Q. How long does it take for my changes to show up on Google Maps? A. Once approved, it takes minutes. It may take anywhere from an hour to a few days to approve your edit, depending on the complexity of it. Q. Can anyone review? A. Yes. Anyone can review, but whether a change gets published depends on how trusted the mapper and reviewer(s) are and how sensitive the map data being changed is. Reviewing others changes will get your changes reviewed more quickly, too.

49 Google Confidential and Proprietary mapmaker.google.com Thanks! Questions?


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