In October 2022, Niantic publicly announced using OpenStreetMap to update its popular mobile game, Pokémon GO! The use of OSM data for PoGO has long been known by players and OSM contributors alike. In the past, this has meant accidental (or intentional) vandalism by well-meaning (and sometimes not so well-meaning) players. Let’s look at how PoGO is using OSM data and ways to turn this pain point into a positive experience to encourage new contributors while preserving the integrity of our data.
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