Google Home devices stop responding to Burger King’s TV ad prompt

The commercial, which features a man using the phrase ‘OK Google’, had prompted the devices to wake up, much to users’ frustration

Pepsi has dominated the headlines over the past week for having the country’s most irritating and offensive TV advertisement, but Burger King briefly took the mantle on Wednesday with an ad that includes a command to wake up voice-activated Google Home devices.

The 15-second ad features a man in a Burger King uniform leaning into the camera to say: “OK Google, what is the Whopper burger?”

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