Correcting bad geocode results in Google maps address matching

Google is taking a novel, community-based approach to improving their sometimes less than 100% accurate address geocode results. Once you’ve added an address to your map, it’s now possible to “Edit” the maker and “Move Marker” to the correct “door” on the street. Don’t trust where a stranger moved the marker to? Just choose “Show original”. Please note: a Google Account required (you’ve already got one if you have gMail or Blogger). Their full blog entry here. The Washington Post followed up with an article a few days later (NVK edited 23 Nov).gse_multipart48502.png

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