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is a user-created detailed map of the entire world:

openstreetmap.org

Like Wikipedia anyone can use or edit it, and the content is free and open. There are no ads or trackers either.

For apps, we would recommend OsmAnd for Android/iOS: osmand.net

(OsmAnd is also available on @fdroidorg )

There's an English-speaking OSM community at en.osm.town who run a mirror of the OSM twitter at @openstreetmap

@vanecx @switchingsocial And a whole Mastodon instance on: fr.osm.social

@switchingsocial @fdroidorg @openstreetmap My favorite is Maps, which is available at @fdroidorg - better interface than OsmAnd, IMO.

@switchingsocial @fdroidorg @openstreetmap

Thanks for that reminder. I've wanted to put that on my phone for ages. Don't need maps often, but it will be nice NOT to rely on #google privacy sucking software to have them!

@switchingsocial
I've tried it but it's just not there yet. I suspect Google maps will be one the last things I will drop from Google.
@fdroidorg @openstreetmap

@sproid @fdroidorg @openstreetmap

The quality of map services can depend a lot on where you live or travel, so if someone's interested it's probably worth at least trying out :blobsmile:

@switchingsocial @sproid @fdroidorg @openstreetmap As rendered by maps.me , in London UK it seems to be full of random links to booking.com. I am not aware that I have configured it to show hotels

@telent @sproid @fdroidorg @openstreetmap

I don't recommend maps.me.

It was bought several years ago by Russian tech giant mail.ru who filled it with advertising and lots of user tracking.

(There is a better version on f-droid called something generic like "maps" which has the tracking stuff stripped out.)

@switchingsocial @sproid @fdroidorg @openstreetmap ah, thanks. I *think* that's actually what I've got - either it came from fdroid or was bundled with the omni rom. The icon is just a simple uppercase M

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