Year Two Thousand and Seven: Wrap It Up!

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Wednesday, Jan 16 2008 by

A Year In Review

A lot of great things happened in 2007!

Globetrotters submitted 14,714 maps (a record!). 9,712 Virtual Earth (Live Local) maps, 4,976 Google maps, and even 26 Yahoo maps.

There were 31,338,172 page loads of the site, from an amazing 5,457,354 visitors.

VirtualGlobetrotting held four great scavenger hunts too!

Top Map Submitters

Wow! Look at how many maps the top 10 submitted:

  1. kjfitz – 3,121 maps
  2. tlp333 – 2,356 maps
  3. mlc1us – 1,016 maps
  4. milwhcky – 988 maps
  5. boothy443 – 916 maps
  6. neotrix – 732 maps
  7. pmoore66 – 524 maps
  8. Pdunn – 503 maps
  9. gamma – 435 maps
  10. daggerwell – 392 maps

Most Popular Categories

As expected, celebrity homes round out the most popular categories:

  1. Buildings > Homes – Celebrity – Entertainment – Actors – 728 maps
  2. Buildings > Homes – Celebrity – Entertainment – Musicians – 682 maps
  3. Land > Artwork – Sculpture – 582 maps
  4. Buildings > Homes – Celebrity – Former – 355 maps
  5. Buildings > Air Ports – 317 maps

Most Popular Maps

What is unexpected is the top two maps are not celebrity homes. Aren’t they cool?

Blue Whale Skeleton (Google Maps)
Blue Whale Skeleton
Very long waterslide (Google Maps)
Very long waterslide
Malibu Castle Kashan (Birds Eye)
Malibu Castle Kashan
Will Smith's House (Google Maps)
Will Smith's House
Joseph Babajian's House (Birds Eye)
Joseph Babajian's House
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Jay Leno's House
Gene Simmons' House (Birds Eye)
Gene Simmons' House
Avril Lavigne's House (former) (Birds Eye)
Avril Lavigne's House (former)
Sean Taylor's House (Birds Eye)
Sean Taylor's House
David & Victoria Beckham's house (Google Maps)
David & Victoria Beckham's house

Your Favorites

What were your favorite map submissions from the last year?

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