To solidify this point, the tool then converted the amount of calories into how many mini cupcakes could potentially be burned off by walking. "One mini cupcake is around 110 Calories". If a walking route was chosen, calories were displayed in the step-by-step directions, but not on the map itself.
U.S. tech journalist Taylor Lorenz led the way, prompting a fierce online debate about the update after claiming it was triggering for people who struggled with their weight or eating disorders.
People from all walks of life generally don't like to be reminded of calories, whether it's how many they're consuming or how many they could be burning.
Perhaps Google will try testing this feature again in the future, but not until the dust settles from the failure of the first test. There's no way to turn the feature off, critics pointed out. Additionally, the app doesn't take into account a user's personal health information, in the least height and weight, to calculate the calories that would be burned. Some twitter users said the feature could "shame" and even "trigger" those with eating disorders. Unfortunately for Google, theirs is the most popular one.
'Injured' Mohammad Amir ruled out of Sri Lanka ODIs
That said, it will be interesting to see if Sri Lanka face any difficulties in adapting to the nuances of a day-night Test. Ali - the backbone of Pakistan's batting line-up - has become the eighth batsman to complete 5,000 runs in Test matches.
Larry Flynt ad offering $10M for dirt on Trump
Hustler's publisher has clearly jumped on the bandwagon of the few who have been trying to impeach the USA president. Last year, he also offered a $1 million prize for anyone who gave him info on former Louisiana Rep.
Man arrested for assault at Eagles game
The fans has been identified by the team as the Panthers and the National Football League continue to investigate the incident. He said that a man wearing a Panthers jersey and a woman standing next to him were both standing up for the entire game.
United States and Israel to withdraw from Unesco
It will establish an observer mission at the Paris-based organisation to replace its representation, the state department said. The Israel controversy re-ignited this summer after UNESCO named Hebron's city center a Palestinian World Heritage Site .
Watch the Epic New Trailer for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi"
Even Kylo Ren makes an appearance in this trailer to keep us curious about what the dark side might be up to this time around. First: No, we're not over the loss of Carrie Fisher , and it is going to be very odd watching this movie without her.
Sabarimala Temple issue referred to SC constitution bench
When the lord himself says don't allow access to women in the age of 10 and 50, how can the court go into that question. Banumathi and Justice Ashok Bhushan had earlier reserved its verdict on referring the case to a constitution bench .
Amazon is now going after teens
From there, the teenager is free to create their own username and password and then use that to log into the Amazon App. Their parents, meanwhile, can approve their purchases by text message or set spending limits per order.
Bayern Munich Confirm Carlo Ancelotti Replacement
Work in Spain followed, at Athletic Bilbao, Tenerife and Real Madrid, where he won the Champions League in 1997. Ancelotti was sacked last month following a 3-0 defeat to Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League.