This year the most popular navigation application in the world Google Maps turns 15, so it decided to celebrate it with a makeover in its logo, as well as with new functions in its interface.
In February 2005 Google decided that the world needed to take control of its routes and locate itself in its destinations, so it launched Google Maps as an addition to the search engine, but such was its success that it became an independent application that now guides users. all the lost in the world and I help you discover new places.
Your new logo
The new Google Maps logo seeks to reflect the constant renewal, so its new image demonstrates the modernity of the application. The previous logo featured a small map with a red marker, now it is just the marker decorated with the iconic colors of the Google brand.
In the same way, Google added a birthday car to the platform that will be added to the map while navigating the application. Clearly the company is opting for minimalism in the image of its applications, so Google Maps could not be absent.
The evolution of the Google Maps logo
In this video released today by Google Maps you can see the evolution that its logo has had throughout its history until it became what it is now. An evolution that can also be seen in the application interface to help us reach our destination and discover new places to create life experiences.
Update your interface
In addition to the new Google Maps logo, the interface has new updates with social media features, such as following prominent users and uploading your own content.
The new update includes 5 accessible tabs: Explore, Regular Scrolls, Saved, Contribute and What’s New.
To see the new image on all devices in the world will have to wait until March. However, to enjoy the new additions to the application, just download the latest update.
Sources: Spain Google Blog, Google Maps
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