I've been ignoring Google Street View unintentionally, but just started playing around with it. Notwithstanding the justifiable legal fuss about privacy issues, it seems rather nifty. Would it be possible to add a module that allows us to embed Google Street View into our hubs? Would it set HubPages/writers up for potential legal issues? I'm just thinking it would be especially nice for travel articles - it would be such a cool enhancement to see the location up close and personal.
I personally don't think it's so great. Last time I tried to use it to find a place my husband was meant to go, he ended up wandering around for half an hour. Turns out it was about 5km out.
Also they can be quite out of date. The place where I'm living (and have been for nearly two years) still has a picture from when the previous tenants were here.
I think it is good some times, but unless double checked it can pose some problems.
If we had a capsule that allowed us to just input a location, chances are people may not even double check it - just throw it in like an RSS feed.
I would like to see Google Maps before I saw Google Streetview.
However Google Streetview would also be a good addition to let people look around a location or landmark in the hubtrails project.
WryLit, you're right, it's definitely spotty. It's just that I found myself looking at an alleyway in a town across the world...it was so detailed! And not a place people would usually photograph.
I agree, that's a good idea, thisisoli, Google Maps would be great for travel hubs and such.
by Guy Foxe 8 years ago
Is Google Street View an Invasion of Privacy?A recent story on the NPR show, In the Media, discussed opposition to Google Street View, a feature as I'm sure you know that takes searchable 360 degree views of city streets. Groups argue that the feature invades privacy. What do you think?
by MomsTreasureChest 6 years ago
Have you ever seen the Google Street View camera car around your neighborhood or on the highway?
by Will Apse 11 years ago
Can we please have a way to embed Google Street maps? Think of the hubs that can be made for travel, history, eating out getting to places etc etc that would benefit from Street Maps.
by Will Apse 11 years ago
Is there any way to embed Google Street Maps in a Hub Page? They have a lot of potential in all sorts of areas.
by Misha 10 years ago
After much suffering with the new forums format, and observing and analyzing, I came to the conclusion that it is possible to have my cake and eat it, too - if HP developers will cooperate.The problem: Replies made in threaded view look absolutely unconnected in chronological view, up to the point...
by Marcy Goodfleisch 7 years ago
Hi, Team - We know you can't file DMCA complaints on behalf of our work, but would it be possible to alert Hubbers when major scrapers are found in various categories, so we can all individually check for our content?For example - there were probably many more Hubbers affected by the 'Dan Gordon'...
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