Burger King ad invites complaints, scrutiny

A Burger King television advertisement designed to trigger Google speakers in viewers’ homes leaves the search giant vulnerable to scrutiny by regulators. The 15-second commercial caused the voice-activated Google Home device to read the Wikipedia entry for the Whopper. In TV spots that aired nationally on Wednesday, a Burger King employee asked, “OK, Google. What is the Whopper burger?” and the phrase acted as a trigger for the device, until Google took steps to disable the command on Wednesday...

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