My Mashup

Messinger, Leah
April 2007
Red Herring;4/16/2007, Vol. 4 Issue 14, p10
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the launch of My Maps, a Google Inc.'s maps interface. My Maps allows visitors to easily create map-based mashups, which combine maps with personalized content, such as original text, embedded video, and uploaded photos. Google organized an internal Google contest that served as a trial run for My Maps, wherein Google employees developed mashups showing the best cafés in Paris, France. Analyst Greg Sterling wrote in an e-mail that My Maps gives people easy-to-use toots to be creative and generate their own mashups.


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