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Ina Fried Jun 22
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Startup Mapbox is helping power Snapchat's new map feature

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Snap's launch of its maps feature Wednesday is a big deal for millennials who want to see where their friends are. But it was also a big milestone for startup Mapbox, whose underlying technology helps make the new feature possible. While the interface and product is result of a lot of hard work by Snap, the underlying map technology draws on work by Mapbox.