Mega MapRaid - The Real Stroy! and shirapashu exposed

Hey guys,

This week we have a special post about the massive MEGA MapRaid (now known as an MMR), with tons of images and other great stuff. Of course, that’s not all...Unholy pays homage to the brave beta testers, and Shira - the community manager for UK, France, and more - tells all.

Mega MapRaid - the Amazing Truth


It all began with Orbitc. He reached out to Unholy with a simple wish: To have a global event where editors from all over the world can edit together, mentor one another, gain experience, and have a great time.

And so, after coordinating with Unholy -  it became a reality. Against all odds, 603 (!) editors from all over the globe stormed the US. They went to work in Louisiana, Baltimore, Washington D.C and the Bay Area. New Jersey was added along the way, and fun ensued.

The results were amazing! A huge increase in map quality, a massive amounts of places handled and map problems solved. The direct result: a big improvement for Wazers throughout the U.S.

Thanks to Orbit’s leadership and tireless work before and during the MMR (the guy never sleeps...), along with Champs, mentors, and map editors worldwide - the MMR achieved more than just a better map -  It connected people across the globe and gave them a chance to participate in a major editing event.

Thank you all for making it happen! It goes to show that the Waze community is unstoppable! GO TEAM GO!

Here's the hall of fame of the entire MMR. For specific results in every state/region, take a look here



And for a better idea of what it did to the map, check out these before and after heat maps in Louisiana. Red color means these segments were not edited for over two years. Green means edited in the last month.


Before:


After:



Unholy's Bi-weekly meme


Unholy salutes the brave heroes behind the scenes, those who carry the burden for us all:





Waze HQ Spotlight: Shirapashu!


A dedicated mother and shopper, always smiling, and of course there's this.


And here's Shira's favorite:




That's it for now!

Let us know what you think... and stay tuned!

4 comments:

  1. It's really great to know that a lot of people are addicted to waze and has exert effort in your success. This is how your website really roll when it comes to game play.

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  3. Do you think that it`s bad that editors from all over the world can edit together, mentor one another, gain experience, and have a great time? To my point of view it`s great. As I`m a freelance writer in the trusted essay writing service, we also gather together to share our experience, ideas, give advises. Due to such meeting you can see that you grow professionally, develop your skills, broaden knowledge. It`s good to know that people love their job and make all the best to gain the success in their field of working. Good luck all of you!

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