Google Lets You Export Panoramio Photos To Google+

Google Lets You Export Panoramio Photos To Google+

By Chris Crum November 29, 2012

Google announced today that it is now letting Panoramio users export their photos to Google+. With Google+ being such a magnet for photographers, and Google touting it as such, it’s kind of hard to believe this wasn’t already an option. …

Google Maps Updates Panoramio, Improves Geo-Tagging Google Maps Updates Panoramio, Improves Geo-Tagging
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Since 2006, you’ve likely been seeing a steady increase of user photos appear in Google Maps whenever you search for a place, most typically when that place is a location that attracts a lot of camera-wielding tourists e.g., Eiffel Tower, …

Google Street View Maps Reef Google Street View Maps Reef

Google Street View is set to take cameras underwater to map Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, in conjunction with The University of Queensland’s Global Change Institute, for a comprehensive study on coral health, dubbed the Catlin Seaview Survey. Also involved are …

Google Launches Panoramio Groups Google Launches Panoramio Groups

Google has launched a new feature for Panoramio called Panoramio Groups, which lets you create or join a community based on your interests. “This new feature lets you create a sub-community within Panoramio around a topic you’re passionate about, so …

Google Place Pages Get Photo-Flipping
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Google has released an interesting new feature for its Place Pages, which lets users flip through imagery of the location. The feature draws upon photos from around the web. 

Place Pages already showed photos, but now they give the user a new, slicker interface.


Google Integrates Panoramio, Picasa

Google Earth, Google Maps, and regular Google search results may sport some more geographically relevant photos in the future.  Today, Google announced that it’s linked Panoramio and Picasa in order to make it easier for people to share pictures.

Panoramio is the geolocation-centric photo-sharing site that Google acquired in 2007.  Picasa is the more traditional photo-sharing site Google’s owned since 2004.  Bringing them together makes sense, even if it’s not the timeliest move Google’s ever made.

Google’s Panoramio Gets an iPhone App

Google has released a new iPhone app for Panoramio, which lets users upload photos right from their iPhone.

"Tens of millions of mobile users own a device with a good camera and GPS," said Fernando Delgado of Panoramio. "We realize that a lot of these users may want to share photos of places with the rest of the world via Google Maps and Google Earth."

Get Your Photos on Google Maps Street View

Google has introduced a new feature for Street View on Google Maps. This allows users to submit their own photos for places Street View has on display.

Panoramio’s Google Earth Layer Grows

If the weather outside is frightful, Google’s going to make sure there are at least pretty pictures to be found on everyone’s computer screens.  An update to Panoramio’s Google Earth layer has introduced around 500,000 fresh pictures.

Google Crowned King Of Acquisitions
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Regular WebProNews readers have probably already guessed this, but for what it’s worth, a new report has confirmed all our suspicions: Google takes over more companies than just about anybody else out there.

Yahoo Builds Support Center In Spain

Barcelona is known for its architecture, its museums, and its sports teams.  Now it will be known as the home of Yahoo’s new customer support sales center, as well.  Granted, this status may not draw quite as many visitors to the Spanish city, but Yahoo still seems quite proud of the development.

The Month of Acquisitions

There were numerous partnerships and acquisitions in the month of May, which included a lot of dollars changing hands. Let’s look at some of the major deals that went down this past month

Google Picks Up Panoramio

Panoramio has worked hand in hand with Google for a long time, but, on Wednesday evening, the relationship became more of a hand within hand sort of thing as Google acquired the company.