Everyone is attached to their mobile phones and one of the most used apps is Google Maps.
The handy tool maneuvers many through traffic jams, however, now all may be as it seems.
An artist in Berlin took his brand of expression to the global when he pulled a trick on Google Maps.
According to CNN, artist Simon Weckert used a cart and 99 phones to convince Google Maps that streets in Berlin were full of slow-moving traffic.
With just a cart and 99 phones moving slowly up and down a virtually deserted street, Weckart caused a “traffic jam”.
Nicknamed “Google Map Hacks” the act resulted in Google Maps giving out false traffic jam alerts. Ironically, one of the virtual “traffic jams” went past Google’s Berlin office.
“Whether via car or cart or camel, we love seeing creative uses of Google Maps as it helps us make maps work better over time,” Google said in a statement.
Google views this as a rare case with wagons not yet a researched form of transport.