Apple acquired three digital mapping companies to create its first version of Apple maps, but it went through a lot to get to where it is today.
Before the change:
Eiffel Tower is that you?
Right now, Apple Maps is almost an equal to Google Maps, but can you imagine how many corrections they made before they got there.
Apple maps is on the left, Google maps on the right
“We’ve corrected more than 2.5 million customer feedback that we’ve gotten from customers directly to maps that we’ve corrected and notified them back that we fixed them.”
In other words, the map has been corrected 2.5 million times! Now we know why they are known for quality!
Even though Google is still king of Maps with Apple’s dedication, Google Maps might soon be overthrown.