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Onsite Visits By The Google Street Views Car

Stopped at the bank I do business with and spoke with the branch manager concerning some banking needs. During the conversation she mentioned that a person from Google had stopped by two weeks ago. Apparently that branch and a few others had an issue with their location on Google Maps as well as Street Views. 

The Google representative arrived in a Google branded vehicle. Entered the building and walked around with what she stated appeared to be a large smartphone. He then went outside and walked around the building. Within 30 minutes he as gone. A few other details:

 *The branch manager is more up to speed concerning Google maps and Street Views such as she knows what each is
* I asked if the person was taking photos and/or making a floor plan and she said no. (I thought this might be a GTP taking photos for business views)
* The manager indicated that the Google rep stated he had just driven down from an appointment in Canada
* His car as covered with the Google logo
* This bank has branches in several states

Questions About This

I've never heard of Google making on sites visits such as this. If this truly was a Google representative and the Street Views car, what is the mechanism for getting them to make such as visit? Has anyone else ever heard of this? I do recall something to do with the Street View car being available for college campuses, but this sounded like a maps issue.

While at the moment I don't work with any large entities such as this bank, it would be interesting to know what is going on here.

#googlemaps   #googlestreetviews  

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