Medals for accepted submits

Is it going to return medal in ingress for new discovered portals and adding the same medal to pogo?

Why it was removed in ingress?

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  • WheelTrekker-INGWheelTrekker-ING Posts: 3,369 ✭✭✭✭✭

    It was removed because people spammed anything in order to get another shiny medal in their profile.

  • HaramDingo-INGHaramDingo-ING Posts: 1,725 ✭✭✭✭✭

    This. The very early iterations of discovered portals being tracked as a medal is the reason why rejection reason 1-1: body part exists. "Please, just don't." was always something Niantic staff on G+ begged users over and over and over again.

    But I think it should come back. There are more than enough POIs these days for people not to go desperado on submissions and if Niantic does it right, their spam nominations for seer points that are clearly not in line with wayspot criteria can be dealt with. And also maybe bring it back and credit for existing portals discovered.

    Mind you, portals discovered does not equate to total wayspots approved, they only count those submitted via Ingress, but it's not even working right now!

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