Google Faces Backlash Over Claims It ‘Deleted’ Palestine From Maps

Google Faces Backlash Over Claims It ‘Deleted’ Palestine From Maps

Over the weekend social media posts claiming that US tech giants Google and Apple “removed” Palestine from their map applications went viral.

The posts were somewhat misleading, notably one which garnered over a million “likes” on Instagram, given it appears Palestine had never been labeled on the searchable maps in the first place.

Yet it still unleashed a storm of controversy, leading to Palestinian leaders calling for a boycott of Google among their population, and the Palestinian Authority (PA) declaring it would look for an “alternative”.

URL: https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/google-faces-backlash-over-claims-it-deleted-palestine-maps

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