Google has expanded the functionality of dark mode in the Google Maps app on iPhone and iPad. Now when browsing a map or looking for businesses and locations this can be done in dark mode. Before this update, Google Maps users could only see dark mode when actively navigation with turn-by-turn directions. Dark mode can be configured to match the status of the iOS system's dark mode, or to display dark backgrounds and light text all of the time.
While iPhone and iPad have had a system-wide dark mode since iOS 13 and many third party apps have their own dark or night mode settings, there are still instances where the screen remains bright. One such instance that you've probably noticed is the Google search results in Safari, which can suddenly seem blindingly bright if you're in a dark setting and using dark mode. Before Apple developed its true dark mode people would use the "Smart Invert" and "Classic Invert" to emulate a dark mode.
Dark Mode continues its relentless spread from app to app on iPhones everywhere. Facebook has finally jumped on the bandwagon, rolling out Dark Mode on iOS devices. The app joins Facebook's desktop version in offering a toggle to reverse the background and text colors for easier viewing at night or in dimly lit rooms. Facebook fans can set Dark Mode to automatically mirror the iPhone system settings, or enable the feature full time.