New dimension of Google Maps : "User Profile Pages" so that you discover the real people behind the maps you are viewing. You can create your own User Profile click "My Profile" at the top right of Google Maps.
Here is a video of the Google Maps Team for more info :
The Gaiagi Photo Explorer is a great gadget that shows photos from Flickr and Panoramio tagged with geo locations on Google Maps. You can zoom into locations of photos as well as links to the original photo pages at the photo services.
La Poste launched a new local service called : toutpresdecheznous.fr ! The french mashup allows you to discover events around your neighborhood. The Google maps for navigation and the agenda for events makes it easier to find out what you need near home: commercial informations, sports, parties, shopping, culture.. Try it here.