Hey Parents! Alexa Directs 10-yr-old Girl To Dangerous TikTok ‘Outlet Challenge’

Americans have grown to trust technology such as clocks, search results, and mapping services available on the iPhone or Android.

Unfortunately, the artificial intelligence (AI) running most of the applications is still developing, and at times can actually lead to physical and psychological harm as a result.

“Amazon issued an apology this week after one of their voice assistant devices equipped with Alexa challenged a 10-year-old girl to a potentially fatal TikTok trend– to put a penny on an exposed plug prong that was half inserted into an electric outlet.

Thankfully, the young girl — whose identity has not been revealed — was being supervised by her mother Kristin Livdahl on Sunday when she asked Amazon Alexa for a challenge”. BizPac Read more