Alexa is Laughing at You and it's Creepy AF

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According to Amazon, Alexa devices were incorrectly "hearing" a command to laugh.

As first reported by BuzzFeed, some Amazon Echo users with voice-enabled Alexa have reported that their virtual assistant just randomly starts laughing.

In a statement to The Verge, Amazon said, "We're aware of this and working to fix it".

Amazon said its planned fix will involve disabling the phrase, "Alexa, laugh", and changing the command to "Alexa, can you laugh?"

According to CNN, a statement released by Amazon confirmed the weird bug and explained that an Echo may mistakenly hear an "Alexa, laugh" command.

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These reports started a couple of weeks ago when users started posting on Twitter and other social networks that Alexa would suddenly randomly laugh.

Amazon says the weird laughing this is a bug where Alexa mistakenly hears "Alexa, laugh" when people are talking. Amazon confirmed to several outlets that it will be adding extra steps to trigger the "laugh" function.

"Sure, I can laugh". Alexa is Amazon's digital, personal assistant. No wonder Alexa is laughing at you. Instead users will have to resort to asking, "Alexa, can you laugh?" Today, it announces a bunch of new features for USA and United Kingdom subscribers created to engage with playback in ways that go beyond just asking Alexa to serve up a specific song or artist.

The company is hoping innovative voice features will encourage people to adopt its music services over alternatives like Spotify and also Deezer, which gained full Alexa integration today.