On Wednesday, a Burger King television ad likely became the first ever to intentionally trigger smart devices like Google Home and Android phones. In the commercial, an actor faces the camera and clearly enunciates the phrase, "Okay, Google. What is the Whopper burger?" at the end of the advertisement.This would seriously piss me off.
Around the country, the audio clip prompted a response on a number of devices, with phones and smart speakers listing off the ingredients in the burger from the Whopper's information page on Wikipedia.
The new ad, however, was not well received by all...
Monday, April 17, 2017
21st Century Annoyance
"Burger King launches TV ad that triggers Google Home"