What happens when Google Maps
takes you to a trailer park with a sign that read "Trespassers will be shot. Survivors will be shot again." instead of the Starbucks you had been searching
This term can be used any time Google Maps
gives you bad driving directions
So after driving
around the same block for twenty minutes in the ghetto and nearly getting shot, I realized that there was no Barnes and Noble. I'd been painfully scroogled
A stupid campaign made by Microsoft
to bash Gmail
about how they tailor it's ads based on keywords from the email. They also started a website and a petition about it.
Guy 1: "Hey, I heard your dog died, but Google offered me some pet coupons. "
Guy 2: "You've just been Scroogled."
What happens to users who use Google services due to revelation of collaboration with the NSA. The collaboration is so deep, Google isn't even allowed to discuss their level of involvement. Unrelated to Microsoft marketing campaign. Related: microshafted
I was reading a news story that I found while searching on Google. Turns out I'm scroogled because the NSA has my search history.
When one is falsely convinced by Microsoft
's e-mail, Outlook, that Gmail
is hazardous and invasive of their privacy, even though they aren't.
Joe: Dude! I heard that Gmail reads everything you write! I don't feel secure using Gmail anymore.
Bob: Nobody at Google reads your emails. Microsoft is just stirring up trouble.
Bob: You just got Scroogled.