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!".
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