Google Maps Ditched the Hamburger Menu

โ€ฃ Published on Feb 25, 2020

Everyone else focused on the icon update, but Iโ€™d really like to zoom in with the removal of hamburger menu in Google Maps for iOS:

Google Maps for iOS

Screenshot of Google Maps for iOS

The hamburger menu now is just a placer holder with no functions, and I expect it to be removed in a future update. And they also moved more features to the bottom tab bar. What a welcome change. It certainly feels more homey on iOS. Therefore, I forgive the new icon ๐Ÿ˜œ