Can google maps be wrong about someone location?

Can google maps be wrong when it comes to places you haven’t been to? For example, I saw a notification on my boyfriend’s phone saying 20 minutes to some hotel he’s work is about 6 min away from that hotel!! Is it possible that he’s never been there, but because he works close to it picked it up? I’m trying to stay positive here and don’t want to mention anything to him and start a fight unless I know for sure please ladies no rude comments any info would be appreciated.

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I’ve had my phone say weird stuff like that before but not like a specific landmark like a hotel. But more of a street address or vicinity to my daughters school

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Definitely possible mine says that I am in one of three locations throughout the day even though I’ve been sitting at my house all day the three locations are just close to my house

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Yes they can be inaccurate

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Maybe they park there and car pool

It can pick up anything your close to. Mines picked up a hotel that shares the same parking lot as one of my favorite restaurants while I was in the restaurant with my husband. Maybe it picked it up bc of a stop sign or stop light?

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I’ve never had that issue. I always look at my map history and its always correct

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Last night a location popped up on my phone saying I recently visited a park I had never been to, it is a couple blocks away from where I pick my daughter up from work

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Yes, even though with the technology that we have today and how accurate it can be at times, when you do the research GPS can be off slightly from where a person actually is.

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It may be an ad. I use Waze and it will say “6 minutes to x restaurant, go now?” As an ad to drive traffic there. Places I’ve never been or even heard of pop up like that for me.

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Yes, my phone constantly puts me 15 mins away at a Mexican restaurant while I’m sitting in my damn house. Lol. Also tell me I’m at the grocery store instead of my actual work which is 3 blocks away.

My husband was sitting next to me and his gps said he was 3 hours away.

Google will pick up locations and ask how the visit was or whatever if youre just stopped at the light

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It could. He could have stopped for food next door to it, or was at a red light next to it…it isnt 100%

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I have an iPhone but sometimes my phone will say something like 5 mins to home or traffic is light to a certain place. It just seems to say it at random times but it’s always places that I’ve been to before. But I’m sure it’s possible it could be wrong.

Mine always shows me random locations saying I’m “30 minutes from home” but the address is blocks away from where I live when I’m out of town

My husband is a guru with Google. Our phones are the pixels. He said it most definitely can. His picks up the shopping center by our house even when he hasn’t gone there. Nothing to worry about girl.

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Honey if you need to keep that close of tabs on him, your relationship is doomed. Give it up now.

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Just ask him. Don’t be that psycho person

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Yes! I have that happen all the time. Even with just driving by.