Oh Em Pee! Giant Android wees on Apple in Google Maps graffiti - The Register

Updated A huge Google Android robot urinates on an Apple logo in Google Maps – summing up the rivalry between Apple and Google fans.

The cartoon can be found at these co-ordinates tucked away in Pakistan. Register staff were able to access it at the time of publication.

While vulgarity is a subjective matter, the image could well be considered offensive, and is unlikely to have been a sanctioned Easter egg. Rather, it's likely to be a little bit of trolling inputted by some cheeky scamp through Google's public submission system for map annotations.

Another image, some miles to the east of the Android one, declares "Google review policy is crap."

Fair comment

As the Dude would say, they're not wrong. We should perhaps be glad that nobody thought it necessary to illustrate that one with a similarly literal image. ®

Updated to add

A Google spokesperson has been in touch to apologize: "We're sorry for this inappropriate user-created content; we're working to remove it quickly. We also learn from these issues, and we're constantly improving how we detect, prevent and handle bad edits."

The offending scribblings have been scrubbed from Google Maps as of 1927 UTC.

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