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February 8th, 2013
Google Adds Incentives for Indian Crowdsourced Mappers

What’s the best method of finding your way in a foreign land? Just ask the locals, and that’s exactly what El Goog is doing in India with its Mapathon 2013 competition. The contest is running from February 12th through March 25th, and is asking residents of the Asian nation to add additional detail or update information in Google Maps using Map Maker. Working for Google withoutactually working for Google isn’t very alluring, so to compensate participants for their knowledge and effort, the search giant is offering prizes — slates, phones, vouchers (presumably for the Play store) and other merchandise — for the top 1,000 contributors. Read More