Google Street View Now Has a ‘Time Machine’ Feature


You can now use Google Street Viewto explore locations all over the world, including some of the top zoos, national parks and even the ocean floor.

With Google’s latest upgrade to Street View, users can travel back in time to see how specific locations have changed. Street View product manager Vinay Shet calls it a “digital time capsule of the world.”

Google has collected images from its past street view collections — going back as far as 2007 — to create interactive timelines.

“This new feature can also serve as a digital timeline of recent history, like the reconstruction after the devastating 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Onagawa, Japan,” wrote Shet in a …

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Via: Mashable: Apps & Software

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