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JAN 10, 2014 - TechCrunch

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Google Maps Mistakenly Labels Berlin Square After Hitler

Google lets anybody suggest changes to its maps, and on January 2, an anonymous user suggested that Theodor-Heuss square in Berlin shouldn't be named after Germany's first federal president but after Adolf Hitler. Google uses a small army of volunteers and its own moderators to check all submissions before they go live, and whoever checked this one apparently thought the submission was correct. So for the next few days, the square was called "Adolf Hitler Platz" in Google Maps.

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