‘McBroken’ website tracks if your McDonald’s ice-cream machine works

  • ‘McBroken’ aims to fix a common problem for McDonald’s customers: arriving to find the ice-cream machine is broken.
  • The website works in real time to tell users if an ice cream machine is up and running or not.
  • McDonalds seems to be on board with the site, with the fast-food giant’s VP tweeting, “Only a true @McDonalds fan would go to these lengths to help customers get our delicious ice cream.”
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

There are many things that are synonymous with McDonald’s, but a broken ice-cream machine is often near the top of the list. 

Seeking a solution, a software engineer set out to save customers from disappointment in their pursuit of a cold treat from the fast-food chain.

McBroken, a website created by 24-year-old Rashiq Zahid, according to The Verge, aims to tell potential customers in real time if an ice-cream machine is working

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A 24-year-old engineer created a website that tells you if your McDonald’s has a working ice-cream machine



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  • ‘McBroken’ aims to fix a common problem for McDonald’s customers: arriving to find the ice-cream machine is broken.
  • The website works in real time to tell users if an ice cream machine is up and running or not.
  • McDonalds seems to be on board with the site, with the fast-food giant’s VP tweeting, “Only a true @McDonalds fan would go to these lengths to help customers get our delicious ice cream.”
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

There are many things that are synonymous with McDonald’s, but a broken ice-cream machine is often near the top of the list. 

Seeking a solution, a software engineer set out to save customers from disappointment in their pursuit of a cold treat from the fast-food chain.

McBroken, a website created by 24-year-old Rashiq Zahid, according to The Verge, aims to

Read More