Amazon’s Alexa devices are randomly laughing and it’s creeping people out (VIDEO)


It’s quiet in the house. Nobody else is home and the cat is fast asleep. Then you hear a disembodied woman’s voice let out a short, mocking cackle.

No, you’re not being haunted. It’s just Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant malfunctioning in a profoundly creepy way.

Some Alexa users have reported hearing an unprompted laugh from their smart speaker devices during the past 24 hours. The laugh is three short “Ha” sounds in a female voice that actually doesn’t sound like Alexa’s normal voice. It happens randomly when nobody is using the device, or in response to a request to turn on or off lights.

Some Twitter users are uploading videos of the bizarre laugh. For instance, @anniebonannieTN asked Alexa to replay a song, to which Alexa replied with this creepy laugh.

“We’re aware of this and working to fix it,” Amazon said in a statement, confirming the issue. The company did not elaborate on what was causing the laugh or how widespread it is. – READ MORE

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