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Amazon Admits Alexa Has Been Creepily Laughing At People

Over the past few days, users with Alexa-enabled devices have reported hearing strange and unprompted laughter from their devices. As noted in media reports and a trending Twitter moment, Alexa laughs without being prompted to wake.

According to a statement to The Verge, Amazon said “we're aware of this and working to fix it.”

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The Twitter user CaptHandlebar was one of the first to report of the bizarre incident tweeting “so Alexa decided to laugh randomly while I was in the kitchen. Freaked @SnootyJuicer and I out. I thought a kid was laughing behind me.”

Since the incident, dozens of other Alexa users have reported of the laughing instances.

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