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Google Features Detroit in Maps App Commerical

Posted on Wednesday, July 17 2013 in Citylife


Detroit makes national news when Google got a tip about the comeback city on the rise.


“Someone saw a story about how Detroit is up-and-coming with lots of things to do, so we ran with it." -Google spokeswoman Sierra Lovelace.


With an entire nation as their playground, Google chooses Detroit "...in a slick, fun, upbeat point-of-view video featuring a gritty city determined to make a come back.

'“Detroit is the only city we featured for this global launch,” said Google spokeswoman Sierra Lovelace. Google, based in Mountain View, Calif., has local offices in Ann Arbor and Birmingham.

You can read more about Google's trip to The D in this Detorit News article.




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