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- Google Maps Mashup of vacation and travel information in Germany.
- An interactive map to find and add ping pong tables worldwide. For the animation, jQuery was used. The app is optimized for iPhone/iPod Touch as well.
- Loku is an application that displays local neighborhood maps and lets users explore what is happening nearby. It displays news stories and videos, events and deals.
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Data displayed on Google Maps are perhaps the most popular types of mashups today. Seeing things on a map helps you better understand, memorize and relate data to where you can physically find them. But is a map visualization suitable also for non-geographical data? Internet conference Web 2.0 created a Points of Control map showing a fantasy landscape of Internet companies, complete with markers and zoom levels.
The prevalence of mashups on the web is probably thanks to the Google Maps API and other mapping APIs. It remains the most popular type of mashup, more than three times the second-most, photos. The ubiquity means maybe map mashups have lost some of their luster.
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