Arielle Plachta

Reporter, LA Daily News

Reporter, LA Daily News

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Fans of a popular YouTube streamer geo-tagged his Tarzana mansion as a homeless shelter on Google Maps.

What happens when a Tarzana mansion is falsely tagged as a homeless shelter on Google Maps

Fans of a popular YouTube streamer geo-tagged his Tarzana mansion as a homeless shelter on Google Maps.

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