Earlier this year, Google Maps added Local Guides, a feature that rewarded heavy contributors to Maps reviews and content with a nifty profile. Now, Local Guides will get real, better rewards.
With the new update, Google updated its Local Guide level system. Each new level gets special perks for people who make significant contributions. At lower levels, you'll get entered into giveaways, or get special early access to new Google features. As you level up, however, the rewards become more substantial. Level 4, for example, comes with a free 1TB of Google Drive space for two years. Not a bad deal if you're already into adding reviews and photos of places you visit around town.
Get your favourite places on the map with Local Guides [Google Lat Long Blog via Android Police]