Google to Glass users: ‘Don’t be a Glasshole’

The tech and search giant cemented the use of the term in a list of user dos and don’ts published on the Google Glass website.

Google has published an official guide for Google Glass users, and its closing tip cements a term that is likely to persist throughout the life of the product: “Glasshole.”

Specifically, a Glasshole is someone who acts “creepy or rude” while wearing the optical, head-mounted computer display in public. Here’s the full admonition from Google:

[Don’t] be creepy or rude (aka, a “Glasshole”). Respect others and if they have questions about Glass don’t get snappy. Be polite and explain what Glass does and remember, a quick demo can go a long way. In places where cell phone cameras aren’t allowed, the same rules will apply to Glass. If you’re asked to turn your phone off, turn Glass off as well. Breaking the rules or being rude will not get businesses excited about Glass and will ruin it for other Explorers.

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