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Google needs your help adding accessibility information to Maps

by Josh Levenson | July 9, 2017July 9, 2017 2:00 pm PDT

Google’s announced a new feature for Maps that’ll allow the platform’s millions of users all over the world to add accessibility details to places they’ve visited, which will benefit users who struggle to walk or are unable to travel without a wheelchair.

Using the feature is easy and takes no more than a few minutes: open Google Maps, select Your Contributions from the main menu, click Uncover Missing Info, tap Accessibility, then scroll through to find local businesses missing accessibility information.

Be a good person

Not that it should matter, but you’ll earn one contribution point for every listing you add information to. Honestly, though, this is something you should want to do in order to help those less able-bodied navigate peacefully.

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Josh Levenson

Josh Levenson is an avid technology enthusiast who writes news and the occasional how-to. He's also a self-proclaimed sneakerhead and has been an...

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