Amazon Alexa Laugh: Amazon Working On Fix For Unprompted Laughing Bug

Amazon Alexa Laugh: Amazon Working On Fix For Unprompted Laughing Bug

"We're aware of this and working to fix it", said Amazon.

Another wrote: "Lying in bed about to fall asleep when Alexa on my Amazon Echo Dot lets out a very loud and creepy laugh. there's a good chance I get murdered tonight". Others have reported creepier occurrences like hearing Alexa giggle without any prompt.

As you can imagine, echos of laughter suddenly ringing out in one's otherwise empty home would terrify pretty much anyone, which is why the incident has since become a Twitter Moment.

Streaming music through Deezer on Alexa devices is starting to roll out to users from today, though this will be a gradual rollout so it's possible not all users will see the availability immediately.

If it's possible to describe laughter, this one sounds slightly sarcastic, as if the person laughing was trying to convey that they didn't really find whatever they'd just heard amusing.

Some users even asked Alexa why she laughed, and her reply to that question indicated that she was aware that she was doing it.

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Amazon has yet to respond to inquiries requesting more information about the error, BuzzFeed said.

The unprompted laughter was a trending topic on Twitter for a while.

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Additional users complained of the same problem in the ensuing days, including one who claimed his Alexa went off as he was dozing off to sleep.

It's also not unheard of to have people talk to users through their Echo devices.

If you own an Amazon Echo, here's how to set up the Echo headlines on your voice-activated device.

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