The next time they try to scroll you through a message, Google will help you avoid falling into the trap.
Maybe try next time Make a joke to a friend or family member, Google’s artificial intelligence ruined it for you.
Several Reddit users have noted that the intelligent suggestion function for replies to notifications can identify if a link received by message corresponds to that of the Song youtube video Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley, often used to troll the internet through the joke known as Rickroll.
Google will notify you the next time they try to rickroll you.
Those who aren’t too familiar with this slang Internet you should know the rickroll began to gain popularity on the forum in 2007 4chan. From that moment on, many users started To attempt cheat others by posting links that supposedly led to interesting content when the reality is that it was Rick Astley music video. Even YouTube itself took advantage of this joke Trolling to its users in 2008 by “rickrolling” all those people who clicked on selected videos for a day.
In this case, Google did the following Implement an “anti-rickroll shield” in Android. To do this, it took advantage of the smart suggestion feature implemented in Android 10 notifications analyzes the context of a received message and shows different response options to this news.
If the function determines that the link was received in a message corresponds to the one in Rick Astley’s song, ** Suggestions include answers like “Don’t fall for it” or “You got me“Something like” I won’t fall “or” You got me. “
Bypassing this “lock” is of course easy: just share a Link to YouTube video that is different from the original. In fact, the same technique was used by a Twitter user to “Rickrollear” on YouTube itself.
But that’s not the only “big” news about Google: Today the company also confirmed that Android users will be paid to collect and use their data to serve personalized ads.