The “McBroken” app uses the magic of automation to check whether each one of the Golden Arches’ US restaurants has ice cream available. The app places a red dot on a map for each location with a broken machine and a green dot for every store currently dishing up McFlurries and $1 vanilla cones.What is McDonald's'mcbroken'?
'McBroken' aims to fix a common problem for McDonald's customers: arriving to find the ice-cream machine is broken. The website works in real time to tell users if an ice cream machine is up and running or not.What is the story behind mcbroken?
Rashiq Zahid came up with McBroken over the summer. In July, he visited a McDonald’s in the Kreuzberg district of Berlin and attempted to order a McSundae from a touchscreen kiosk — but no ice cream was available. He attempted to order from the mobile app, but was similarly thwarted.How many mcbroken locations are there in Germany?
Zahid first tested McBroken in Germany, which has around 1,500 locations. He biked to every location in Berlin, placing manual sundae orders to determine if his bot was returning the correct information. It passed with flying colors.