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Google allows people to connect with their deceased loved ones

The Fact News Service

January 22

How would you react to see your deceased parents or grandparents in a Google Map photo showing the front yard of your ancestral home from the past? Several people are currently experiencing this as Google Street View cameras have thrown back photos of the deceased ones to their families.

People are thrilled to find images of their deceased loved ones on Google Maps and the trend has just gone viral.

To date, Google Maps have captured more than 10 million miles of Street View imagery – a distance that could circle the globe over 400 times. The idea of Street View started as a side project more than 12 years ago as part of a goal to map the entire world. The company collects street imagery via a fleet of Street View cars, each equipped with nine cameras that capture high-definition imagery from every vantage point possible.

(Story sourced through inputs from agencies)

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