Artist creates fake traffic jams in Google Maps with a toy wagon full of phones

Artist creates fake traffic jams in Google Maps with a toy wagon full of phones

A German artist was able to prank Google Maps into reporting traffic jams throughout Berlin by using a toy wagon loaded with 99 second-hand cellphones. Simon Weckert aimed to draw attention to dependency of businesses such as Airbnb and Uber on Maps to ’create new forms of digital capitalism and commodification.’

Avi Khait
Avi Khait
TehChuckles
TehChuckles 3 months

I hope this wakes a few lost souls up, These devices are getting to know you better than you know yourself. and that information is being sold as a commodity.

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