San Francisco, November 2 Google has announced plans to discontinue its dedicated Street View app on Android next year. According to 9To5Google, the tech giant has prepared a number of shutdown messages for the Street View app. Google fined for anticompetitive practices: Know how three young informants made tech giants cough Rs 1,338 Crore Fine.
In the notice, the company advises users to switch to Google Maps or Street View Studio, as the Street View app will end on March 31, 2023. “Street View app is going away and support ends on March 21, 2023,” the company says. as was quoted in the report. “If you want to publish your own 360° video, switch to Street View Studio. Use Google Maps to see Street View and add Photo Spheres.”
Street View makes it easy to get a 360-degree view of almost any street, making it ideal for researching potential travel destinations or simply taking a casual world tour from the comfort of home, the report said. Google has been fined Rs 1,337 Crore by the Competition Commission of India for anti-market practices in the Android ecosystem for mobile devices.
Previously, with the aim of improving the user experience, Google Maps had brought the ‘Street View’ experience back to India to help people navigate and explore places visually and more accurately. The Indian government had suspended the service more than a decade ago for not getting the required security clearances.
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