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Traffic, like root canals, mosquitos, and papercuts, is a universally hated phenomenon. So it stands to reason that an app for “outsmarting traffic together” would be adopted as a win for everyone.

Why then, is the navigation app Waze so controversial?

The Google-owned app has more than 50 million users worldwide but its increasing popularity has sparked some backlash. On this week’s episode of Generation App, we weigh the pros and cons of Waze and hear what Seattle millennials think of the app. Plus, hear how Waze prevented GeekWire reporter James Risley from a serious accident. Listen below!

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