Something strange has been happening with Google Maps in Japan since last week. Users have taken to social forums to complain that roads have gone missing. The parking lots of apartments, meanwhile, have started showing up as alleys. A bus stop has shifted to the opposite side of the road overnight. Somewhere, a mysterious lake has appeared. And in yet another instance, a school in the Shizuoka Prefecture has picked up shop to settle in the Pacific Ocean.
[IMG]https://i2.wp.com/geoawesomeness.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Google-Maps-Japan.png?resize=640%2C564*#038;ssl=1[/IMG]Courtesy: Asahi ShimbunNow, Google has not provided any clear information about the source of this malfunction, but users suspect it may have something to do with an announcement the company made on March 6. With an aim to provide its users with a better map experience, Google said it was turning to machine learning technologies in Japan. The