๐Ÿ“‘ Google redraws the borders on maps depending on whoโ€™s looking

Bookmarked Google redraws the borders on maps depending on whoโ€™s looking (Washington Post)

Googleโ€™s corporate mission is โ€œto organize the worldโ€™s information,โ€ but it also bends it to its will. From Argentina to the United Kingdom to Iran, the worldโ€™s borders look different depending on where youโ€™re viewing them from. Thatโ€™s because Google โ€” and other online mapmakers โ€” simply change them.

Greg Bensinger discusses the way in which Google often gets involved in border debates through the display of different boundaries in Google Maps depending on who is viewing.

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