By: Eric Donnelly
It’s surprising this story hasn’t happened sooner.
For all of those who live under a rock, the mobile game Pokémon Go was released this week bringing out the inner ten-year-old in everyone. The app employs Google Maps to help track where players catch Pokémon — apparently it’s quite addicting.
According to The New York Post, Sunnyside, Queens resident Evan Scribner told his story of how is girlfriend caught him cheating on her with the popular app.
The game guides players through with real-world maps and it uses a phone’s “geolocation services to monitor where each Pokémon they catch was found…[meaning] that anyone who happens to look at his activity on the game would see where he was when he was playing it.”
Scribner’s girlfriend went to check his activity and caught him catching Pokémon in the neighborhood of his ex-gf and she questioned him on it. “She saw that I had caught a Pokémon while at my ex’s house…she found out last night at my house and hasn’t contacted me since then.” She didn’t want anything to do with him.
What other crazy stories will this game create?