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Historypin Puts the Vintage in Google Maps

Historypin, created by the social movement We Are What We Do has partnered with Google to create a virtual time machine that allows users to see what the world looked like way back when by pasting old photos over the same location as it looks today. The website, which launched in London in June 2010 uses Google Maps and Street View tech and hopes to become the largest user-generated archive of historical images. Historypin currently has 2000 photos in the database and encourages users to submit their own photos and stories. Who doesn’t like a good before and after?

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