BBC Apologizes for Game of Thrones "No Nudity" Alert

The BBC has issued an apology after sending a breaking news push notification to BBC News app users, informing them that there was "no nudity in the latest episode of Game of Thrones!!!"

Here is a screenshot of the—perfectly reasonable, I think, save for the clutter around the news—push notification:

BBC Apologizes for Game of Thrones "No Nudity" Alert

Could have been worse! ("MORE BREAKING NEWS B=====D~~~ penis penis penis!!") Here's the apology tweet from the BBC:

According to the BBC, a spokesman issued a statement saying:

"We've been in the process of testing new functionality for our apps and a test message was sent in error this morning.

We apologise to our app users who were unnecessarily interrupted with the alert."

The alert was sent to millions of subscribers.

[image via HBO, h/t Pajiba]