Please disable your Ad Blocker to better interact with this website.

Google Maps Is Putting Red Dots On Top Of A LOT Of Houses, Strange Reason Why…

By Brittany Soares 

Google Maps can be good and it can be bad. It seems to take privacy for granted and whether you like it or not, your home is most likely on there in one form or another.

Google Maps is now adding something new to their site – the ability to see which of your neighbors are using solar power. Given these satellite images probably already existed, it’s not that big of a deal but they are actually pushing it out there as well. As The Atlantic reports:

…Google will put the finding into practice with Project Sunroof, its free online tool that aims to make it easier for people to obtain and use home solar panels. Project Sunroof will now not only inform users how much sun hits their roof, or how much solar panels would save them per month, but also which of their neighbors have taken the plunge first.

take our poll - story continues below

Will You Be Voting In Person November 3rd?(2)

  • Will You Be Voting In Person November 3rd?  

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Completing this poll grants you access to Right Wing Tribune updates free of charge. You may opt out at anytime. You also agree to this site's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Now—in a nod to the powerful peer effects of solar power—it will also show you which of your neighbors have already installed panels. In its map view, Project Sunroof will show a red dot over any home or structure that appears to have rooftop solar.

“People want to know: ‘What if there’s some hidden gotcha in the contract?’and usually there isn’t. ‘Does this work for other people like me? Is solar really viable in my neighborhood?’” Elkin says. “You can zoom around through your town and understand how common solar is in your neighborhood. And many people have found: Wow, there is a lot more solar in my neighborhood than I’d realized.”

In one way, this could be a good idea because then if someone is interested, maybe they DO strike up a conversation with their neighbors but most likely, if they were already interested, they would have already done that.

You can imagine in the not-so-distant future how this could be used to bully neighbors who don’t have solar panels because that’s how the left rolls, especially the ‘green crowd.’

Trending: Pelosi’s Son Now Involved In Ukraine Scandal- Democrat Party In Shambles

What do you think? Scroll down to comment below.

By Brittany Soares at The Federalist Papers



When you share to your friends you greatly help distribute our content. Please take a moment and consider sharing this article with your friends and family. Thank you, we appreciate it!


Facebook Has Banned Us!

The leftists at Facebook decided they didn't like our message, so they removed our page and are censoring us. Help us fight back and subscribe to our newsletter so that you can stay up-to-date with everything Facebook doesn't want you to see!

Follow Me On Twitter!