The next great social network: Google Earth?
Google Earth could become your next go-to platform to share a story in the not-so-distant future — but your posts won’t be restricted to a timeline like other, less terrestrially-focused social networks.
Instead, your statuses, photos, and videos will be tracked on Google Earth’s map of the planet, tied to the location where your adventures took place. Your posts could conceivably become a part of the destination’s collective history, tying you to the map and adding to the story as you build your own.
That’s the idea that was teased by Google Earth Director Rebecca Moore at a recent event