Someone renamed NYC’s Trump Tower ‘Dump Tower’ on Google Maps

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Some comedic genius has quietly renamed Donald Trump’s glitzy Manhattan building “Dump Tower.”

If you Google “Trump Tower,” you’ll see a pin labelled “Dump Tower” on Fifth Avenue. Don’t expect it to stay that way for long, though.

Image: google maps screenshot

Some people online think it was a Google employee who changed the name, although that remains to be confirmed. 

Changing a landmark name appears to be a manual process that needs authorisation from an employee. 

According to Google’s instructions, changes to the map database are reviewed by hand, so theoretically, someone would have had to deliberately hit “confirm” on Dump Tower.  Read more…

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