May 26, 2006

What if maps and other reference sources adopted wiki technology? Well, they’re starting to thanks to mashups.

Wikimapia allows users to add tag and annotate locations found in Google Maps. You can edit them as well. Here’s a screengrab. (Via Google Maps Mania)

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Steve Rubel is a PR strategist with nearly 16 years of public relations, marketing, journalism and communications experience. He currently serves as a Senior Vice President with Edelman, the largest independent global PR firm.

He authors the Micro Persuasion weblog, which tracks how blogs and participatory journalism are changing the public relations practice.