Google Lets You Export Panoramio Photos To Google+

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 Continues To Spread Google+ Throughout Its Products (This Time It’s Panoramio)

Google announced today that it has added the +1 button to Panoramio photo pages. This is just the latest of Google’s Google+ integration into its other products, which will likely continue for the foreseeable future. “Every time you click on…

Google Street View Data Now Available For Panoramio Mapping

Google Maps has been in the news a lot over the last week or two, having unveiled its own new 3D imagery and offline maps, along with being dumped by Apple as its primary Maps provider (in favor of TomTom).…

Google Shuts Down Panoramio iPhone App

Google announced this morning that it is taking down Panoramio’s iPhone uploader app and geotagging with Google Latitude feature. Panoramio is the Google service, which lets users upload photos for use in Google Maps and Google Earth layers. “We have…

Google Maps Offers Up 3D Photo Tours Via User Photos

If you’re a regular user of Google Maps, you’ve undoubtedly noticed that photos contributed by other Google Maps users are showing up on the map whenever you hunt down a location. In the Map view, they appear as blue dots…

Google Maps Updates Panoramio, Improves Geo-Tagging

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 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 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

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.