Automatically use location data to map

You can set Picasa Web Albums to automatically map your photos using any geographical information included in the photo EXIF data. To alter this setting in Picasa Web Albums, please take the following steps:

  1. Sign in to your account at http://picasaweb.google.com.
  2. Click the gear gear icon icon in the top-right corner and choose Photos settings.
  3. On the Privacy and Permissions tab, in the "Locations" section, deselect the box next to "Automatically map photos if they contain location data."
  4. Click the Save changes button.

In addition to mapping your photos in Picasa Web Albums, there are several ways to add latitude and longitude information. You can use Picasa to quickly geotag your photos. Additionally, some newer cameras have the ability to automatically write latitude and longitude information at the time the picture is taken.