Amazon Advanced voice/digital assistant developed by alexa, today is on the agenda with no good news not taking.
Amazon Alexa has been in our lives for a long time. Technology, which is among the most advanced voice assistants on the market, could have caused the death of a 10-year-old child this time. As it turns out, a girl living abroad gave Alexa a gift for fun. “challenge” asked.
Alexa’s answer to this question was really, really dangerous. The smart assistant is incredibly half plug a phone charger into the wall socket and touch the outside part with a coin told. Fortunately, this was not a problem because the child was accompanied by his mother.
Unfortunately, behind this suggestion of Alexa, there is a dangerous activity called “Penny Challenge” and it is one of the trends that became widespread in TikTok about a year ago. it is said.
Fire officials related to the challenge, which may have consequences such as electric shock and fire, had previously warned that limbs such as fingers, hands, arms could be lost and that it could cause serious injuries.
Speaking to the BBC, the Amazon spokesperson stated that the necessary updates were made to prevent Alexa from suggesting such activities in the future, and the error was fixed. This has been apologized to all users.
OMFG My 10 year old just asked Alexa on our Echo for a challenge and this is what she said. pic.twitter.com/HgGgrLbdS8
— Kristin Livdahl (@klivdahl) December 26, 2021