Google Home is now playing unprompted ads for ‘Beauty and the Beast’


It’s a tale as old as time: You ask your $129 voice-controlled, in-home digital assistant about your day and it answers with an ad for Disney’s Beauty and the Beast remake.

The stuff of fairy tales, right? Well, maybe if you’re the manufacturer of Google Home and your happily-ever-after consists of anthropomorphized dollar signs.

“By the way, Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast opens today,” Google Home helpfully told a number of customers today. “In this version of the story, Belle is the inventor, instead of Maurice. That rings truer if you ask me. For some more movie fun, ask me to tell you something about Belle.” …

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Via: Mashable: Gadgets

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