Add to Google Maps and earn badges

If you continue to write reviews or add photos using the Google Maps app, you’ll earn special badges. These badges are permanent and shown to anyone who sees your Google Maps profile. Keep adding to Maps to earn higher-level badges.

Badge Type Badge Name Requirement
Novice Reviewer badge

 

Novice Reviewer

 

  • Review 3 places
Expert Reviewer badge

 

Expert Reviewer

 

  • Review 25 places
  • Review 5 places that are each over 200 characters
  • Write reviews that are liked 5 times
Master Reviewer badge

 

Master Reviewer

 

  • Review 100 places
  • Review 50 places that are each over 200 characters
  • Write reviews that are liked 50 times
Novice Photographer badge

 

Novice Photographer

 

  • Add photos of 3 places
Expert Photographer Badge

 

Expert Photographer

 

  • Add photos of 25 places
  • Add 100 photos 
  • Get over 100,000 views
Master Photographer badge

 

Master Photographer

 

  • Add photos of 100 places
  • Add 1,000 photos 
  • Get over 1,000,000 views

 

Novice Director

  • Add videos of 3 places

 

Expert Director

 

  • Add videos of 25 places
  • Add 100 videos 
  • Get over 100,000 views

 

Master Director

 

  • Add videos of 100 places
  • Add 1,000 videos 
  • Get over 1,000,000 views
Novice Trailblazer badge

 

Novice Trailblazer

 

  • Add the first photo of 1 place
  • Write the first review of 1 place
  • Add 1 approved place 
Expert Trailblazer badge

 

Expert Trailblazer

 

  • Add the first photo of 10 places
  • Write the first review of 10 places
  • Add 10 approved places
Master Trailblazer badge

 

Master Trailblazer

 

  • Add the first photo of 50 places
  • Write the first review of 50 places
  • Add 50 approved places
Novice Fact Finder badge

 

Novice Fact Finder

 

  • Suggest 3 approved edits
  • Verify 3 edits 
  • Answer 25 questions
Expert Fact Finder badge

 

Expert Fact Finder

 

  • Suggest 25 approved edits
  • Verify 25 edits
  • Answer 250 questions
Master Fact Finder badge

 

Master Fact Finder

 

  • Suggest 100 approved edits
  • Verify 100 edits
  • Answer 1,000 questions
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