My Google Maps photos have been viewed more than 25 million times

I enjoy adding photos to Google Maps. That enjoyment really increased a few years ago when I bought a 360-degree camera. Since 360-degree cameras are still a bit of a novelty, my images get more views than most.

Last week, Google sent me an email saying:

Hi Jason, You’re a top photographer on Google Maps You’ve just accomplished what very few people have done: reached 25,000,000 photo views. Congratulations on the amazing accomplishment

To be specific, that’s 3,426 images generating 25,198,085 views on Google Maps as of today, February 29, 2020. An average of 7,354 views per image.

The most popular image is this 360-degree photo I quickly snapped while exiting a Cincinatti Reds baseball game, which has achieved 5,051,046 views.

It’s a nice motivating bit information information that encourages me to keep traveling and adding 360-degree photos to Google Maps.