Google Maps has disabled live traffic data in Ukraine

Live traffic information is temporarily unavailable on Google Maps in Ukraine. Google’s parent company, Alphabet, told the news agency: Reuters measures taken to protect the civilian population.

Normally, Google Maps shows how busy different places are, such as shopping centers or restaurants. However, after consultation with local authorities, this feature is now disabled. No further information has been released about this.

Google has not disabled all features. This means that drivers can continue to use the navigation function.

A lot of information can be read from Google Maps. For example, a professor at the California Middlebury Institute for International Studies recently wrote: tension He said the map shows a “traffic jam” from Russia to the Ukrainian border. It turned out to be the Russian army. The move could have been spotted hours before Russian President Putin announced the attack.

Source: NU