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Google Maps tries calorie-counting cupcakes, burns reputation instead

Google Maps tries calorie-counting cupcakes, burns reputation instead

In an attempt to upgrade the simple feature of figuring out how to get from point A to point B, Google decided to tell users of their Maps feature how many mini cupcakes they could burn if they chose to walk to their destination, rather than drive, bike, or Uber there.

 

https://twitter.com/HealthEugene/status/919518481636298752

Of course, we think this feature would be much improved if a Google employee waited at the finish line with a tray of miniature desserts as reward, but alas. Technology has not made it that far just yet.

Regardless, the choice spurned a...

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