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Google Maps Street View gains a new time travel feature going back to 2007

Posted On: Jul 1, 2022   |   Posted By: iMore

Google Maps Street View gains a new time travel feature going back to 2007

What you need to know
Google has announced a new time travel feature for Google Maps and Street View.
People can go all the way back to Street View's first images for specific locations.
Can anyone believe that Street View has been around for 15 years?
Google is celebrating 15 years of Street View by announcing a time travel feature of sorts, allowing people to scroll back and see how things looked at various points between now and 2007.
Google announced the change via blog post , saying that it's now "easier than ever to travel back in time right from your phone."
When you're viewing Street View imagery of a place, tap anywhere on the photo to see information about the location. Then tap "See more dates" to see the historical imagery we've published of that place, dating back to when Street View launched in 2007. Browse each of the images to see a digital time capsule that shows how a place has changed - like how the Vessel in New York City's Hudson Yards grew from the ground up.
Google also announced a new...

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