Google adds timeline maps feature to its photo service

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Google has launched the Timeline feature – which it provides to users of its map service – for users of Google Photos.

And many users of the Maps service take advantage of the timeline feature to know the places they visited, and now Google has made the feature available in the photo service, specifically in version 5.23.0 of the service application.

Now, when looking at the photos in Google Photos, the user will see a timeline with a map showing where each photo was taken. To use this feature, it can be found in the service application under the Search tab, where the map appears in the Places section.

The user will see a pop-up alert informing the user of the arrival of the Maps Timeline feature to the photos, in addition to a link explaining the new feature.

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“You can use image sites to organize your photos, search for them, and explore them based on their location,” Google says on the support page.

Seeing the user’s path and photos they took along the way is an enjoyable way to relive old memories. The feature may be used to summarize the things a user has done on a particular vacation.

Google says: “Your map displays the photos, and this includes: the posts of the photos that you saved.” The feature uses location information such as: the camera’s GPS, detected landmarks, and location history. And users can turn off their timeline display.

It is reported that the feature is available for the Google Photos application on both Google’s Android system and Apple’s iOS system.

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After Google Photos recently reached 5 billion downloads on the Android system, the service is looking to target iOS users from Apple; By enabling them to sync their favorite photos and videos with the Apple Photos service.

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