A few months ago we spotted the Google Street View car driving through our neighborhood. Excitement followed as we thought we possibly were going to make it online waving to the car as it drove by.

At first we checked Google Maps daily for an update.  Then daily became weekly.  After weekly became monthly we started thinking the street car was lost or simply not recording that day.

Apparently we’re not the only people who want to know when Google Maps is updated.  A website named “Follow Your World” located at http://followyourworld.appspot.com will notify you via email if Google Maps is updated in a specific area.

The process is very simple – find a location, press enter to select the location, name it and hit submit.  Now if we could just get into the habit of checking email each day…