Flickr Map using Openstreetmap for Metro Manila and Davao, Philippines

I use Flickr all the time (most pictures in this blog are linked to my flickr dump). They have this cool feature to geocode and visualize pictures using Yahoo! Map. But the streetmap data (from Yahoo!) is not very good here (of course you can also use the satellite layer).

So I sent a message to Flickr’s Senior Engineer Aaron Straup Cope, summary below (the original message was more polite):

Aaron,

“Yahoo! streetmap in Flickr not good in the Philipines. OSM waaaay better! Please use OSM data.”

cheers,
maning

After a week, here’s what they have.

manila_flickr_before

manila_flickr_after

Metro Manila last week (above) and today (below)


davao_flickr_before

davao_flickr_after

Davao City last week (above) and today (below)


Cheers to the Flickr Team and OSM Pinoy mappers!

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2 responses to “Flickr Map using Openstreetmap for Metro Manila and Davao, Philippines

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