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How are Google Maps shops populated?

I was looking at Google Maps on my phone earlier and wondered how the shops get populated? Because not all shops are listed when you zoom in.

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JanSt / MOD  Aug. 15, 2014 at 11:05

What are you talking about? LOL :D
Honestly?

I don't use GMaps...so, um?
Do they show shop interiors now? Malls?

CTPAHHIK  Aug. 18, 2014 at 09:31

Google Maps is populated from business section of Google+. Anyone is able to add new businesses go Google Maps, but only actual owner is able to modify information using Google+. I don't know how verification process works for owners, but I was able to add a number of businesses to Google Maps that weren't there.
When you are browsing Google Maps not everything will show up - there is simply no space to fit everything. You have to search for particular place.

JanSt / MOD  Aug. 18, 2014 at 10:45

Aah... D'oh...
I really didn't get the question, my bad... Hahaha

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