Google Earth Intros Tour Builder, A Cooler Way to Tell Stories




Google Earth already lets viewers travel virtually to places around the world, but a new feature could change the way users tell stories about their own real-life travels

Tour Builder, still in its beta phase, allows users to weave narratives through photos, videos, text and Google Earth. Originally created as a way for U.S. military veterans to tell their stories, the tool, which only requires a Google account and the Google Earth desktop plug-in for Mac OS X or Windows, is now available for everyone

Google explained the idea behind Tour Builder on the Frequently Asked Questions section of the project’s site: Read more…

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