Niantic Notifications

August 11, 2019 Manet

Niantic has a long history of worthless notifications. The most famous example is “toast notification”: Example Toast Notification

The toast notification was the source of inspiration for Niantic’s April Fools day prank in 2019 where they added a toast glyph and sold toast beacons in the store.

You would think that all the experience with Ingress would have led to improvements in their quality control but here are two examples of similar issues with Harry Potter: Wizards United.

“ERRORS_TITLE”, real descriptive … HPWU Generic Error

I don’t even know WTF is going on here. I assume it’s bad. It sounds bad. HPWU WTF