Google pulls the plug on its Map Maker service

Back in November last year, Google announced that it will pull the plug on its Map Maker service sometime March 2017. Inline with that, the crowdsourced editing tool for Google Maps has been retired – the service was closed on March 31.

Google says many of the Map Maker’s features are being integrated into Google Maps. “To make it easier for all Google Maps users to contribute changes to the map, we’ve started to graduate functionality from Map Maker to Google Maps on both desktop and mobile,” a Google support page says.

The Mountain View, California-based company also says they’ll…