Google's mobile operating system Android was playing with fire after it asked social media to name its latest iteration of the software with a caveat - it must start with the letter N.
In a post BoatyMcBoatFace world one unyielding constant is the public's need to sabotage seemingly reasonable acts of democracy such as that offered by Android in the following tweet.
— Android (@Android) May 18, 2016
Some claimed the company was opening itself up to all manner of insulting terms but many stated that it was the perfect opportunity for trolls to use a certain n-word highly pejorative of black people.
Below are just some of the suggestions issued Twitter.
— Natalie DiBlasio (@ndiblasio) May 18, 2016
— Esteban LV (@es7ebanlv) May 18, 2016
— #RΛJΞΞ_VRΛN™ ૐ (@rajee_vran) May 18, 2016
— rouspix & chill (@rousp) May 18, 2016
To date however, many of the entries have been relatively inoffensive, with Nutella looking like the most common entry
Of course #Nutella :p
— Rayan Ziad (@1rayanz) May 18, 2016
And naturally, I took a swing at naming the system too.
— John McCarthy (@JohnGeeMcCarthy) May 18, 2016