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Originally published August 26, 2014 at 6:07 AM | Page modified August 26, 2014 at 11:32 AM

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Make a map from your vacation photos

UrbanBird lets you easily create visual diary/map with your vacation photos.


Los Angeles Times

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Tired of sharing your travel pics one by one? UrbanBird lets you upload your photos and makes a map of your vacation that includes geographical info you can share with your friends on Facebook during or after the trip.

Name: urbanbird.io

What it does: Creates a map from the photos you’ve uploaded and captions them with dates, location, titles and descriptions.

What’s hot: You can upload photos and have them instantly mapped and captioned. If you’re creating a map while you’re on a trip, click on the photo to get travel suggestions for similar attractions near you. The website is great for active travelers who want to share a visual journal at the end of an eventful day.

What’s not: Make sure your camera is set to geotag your photos before you start snapping your vacation pics. The photos I took with my digital camera were not geotagged (and, therefore, could not be uploaded), but my smartphone photos were. It would be nice if I could upload any photo and add the location myself. The good news is, UrbanBird is crafting a feature so that users can geotag their pictures and add comments manually.



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