Google Maps

With Google Maps, available at, you can find businesses around your location or get driving directions to anywhere. Google Maps also offers virtual tours with Street View.

Find Videos Recorded at a Particular Location

YouTube lets you add location information to your videos but offers no option for you to find geotagged videos. There are however Google Maps based mashups that let your easily search local videos on YouTube.

All the World Newspapers on a Single Page

Newspaper Map is a comprehensive catalogue of all the prominent local and national newspapers of the world arranged on a Google Map. You can zoom-in to find all of the newspapers that are published from a particular geographic region and read them online.

Google Street View is in India – Would you Opt-Out?

Chevrolet SUVs would soon be scouring the streets of Bangalore, Mumbai and New Delhi capturing photographs for Google’s Street View project. But are you comfortable with Google taking pictures of your home and putting them on Google Maps and Google Earth for public access?

What if Oil Spill happened in your City?

The massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is now considered as one of the largest oil spills in the world. Visualize the oil slick area on Google Maps.

Find Twitter Users Near You!

Learn about services that will help you find Twitter users near you through the magic of location sharing.

An Aircraft Dumping Ground on Google Maps

Here are some stunning satellite images of an Air Force Base in Arizona, USA that houses thousands of military aircraft arranged in such beautiful patterns.

See Location of Facebook Friends on Google Maps

If you are travelling to another city (or country) and need to know about Facebook friends who may be located in that geographic region, here’s how you can see them on Google Maps.

Create Freehand Drawings in Google Maps

Scribble Maps turns Google Maps into an online whiteboard. You can sketch freehand drawings, insert text, or even paint colored shapes anywhere on the map.

Location Tracking with Google Latitude

Your friends and family members can know your exact location on Google Maps via Google latitude – a free application for mobile phones that can also be used on a regular web browser. It updates automatically as you move around and you may also use this to track school going children.