Google Maps Pulls Calorie-Counting Feature After Criticism
18 October, 2017, 00:58 | Author: Julio Duncan
Said feature informed to give users a general estimation of how many calories got burned during walks, which is a rather standard feature of many a fitness-oriented apps like Samsung Health, MyFitnessPal, and Endomondo. A number of people lambasted the feature on Twitter, claiming it would "shame" and even "trigger" those with eating disorders.
Google did not immediately respond to PCMag's request for comment, but told TechCrunch that it's removing the feature "based on strong user feedback".
Others noted, however, that other mapping apps have long had similar features (though not with the whole cupcake aspect). "She cited the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, writing that "[as] many as 30 million people in the USA are estimated to have an eating disorder". Then it converts those calories into mini cupcakes. So, if you went to get directions for a 2.2-mile journey, Google would tell you that walking the route "burns around 199 calories - that's nearly 2 mini cupcakes!".
The important thing to note here is that you get 5GB total between Canada and Mexico - not 5GB per country. After the users have exceeded 80% of the 5GB limit, they will be sent an alert message from T-Mobile.
The Welsh Rugby Union has changed its global player selection policy and scrapped the so-called Gatland's Law. He says the best thing is to try and keep the best players in Wales for "as long as we possibly can".
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI will begin at 4:30 PM IST (1100 hrs GMT) since it is a day-night fixture. A squad of 22 will be announced on Tuesday and the list is expected to be pruned to 15 by October 20.
The new season will be released October 27 on Netflix and I'm so excited that I just got a nose bleed out of sympathy for Eleven. We might also expect this season to have more of an 80's slasher film aesthetic, based on this Friday the 13th teaser .
The app will continue operating as a standalone app under Facebook , a Facebook spokeswoman told The Wall Street Journal. The users of this app have shared over 1 Billion messages already which shows the success of this app.
He said on Twitter that McGowan claimed she told Price about the alleged rape but had been told it "hadn't been proven". Price was accused by actress Rose McGowan of ignoring her when she reported to him that Weinstein had raped her.
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Mark Jenkins, a spokesman for AAA and the Auto Club Group, said he expected prices to continue to drop across the Sunshine State. The Great Lakes, which saw a large uptick, will likely lead the nation this week with declines.
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Hamas, Fatah sign deal on Palestinian reconciliation
Palestinians celebrate after Hamas said it reached a deal with Palestinian rival Fatah, in Gaza City, on October 12, 2017. But, after the reconciliation deal thousands of Palestinians now look forward to better times ahead.