The last several months have seen a number of high-profile companies switch from using Google Maps to OpenStreetMap (OSM).
- Welcome, Apple
- Foursquare is joining the OpenStreetMap movement
- Why (and how) we’ve switched away from Google Maps
The power of free data is incredibly compelling for these companies but it should also resonate with every person who loves maps.
If you haven’t joined OSM yet, you should! Read over their beginner’s guide and learn how to improve the roads and points of interest in your area.
We will take a look at some of the ways you can use OSM data and maps in future posts.