Burger King just hijacked your Google Home speaker


Brace yourselves, everyone. Advertisers figured out how to manipulate your voice-activated assistants. Burger King just showed us in 15 seconds how voice-activated speakers can be used for ill. In a new ad, an actor dressed like a Burger King employee holds up a Whopper and explains that he can’t sum up the sandwich in such a short amount of time. The actor beckons the camera closer and says, “Okay Google, what is the Whopper burger?” If you have a Google Home or Android device anywhere near a TV or computer while that ad is playing aloud, it will start reading the Wikipedia…This story continues at The Next Web
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by Rachel Kaser
#TheNextWeb #Internet #tech #news
https://thenextweb.com/artificial-intelligence/2017/04/12/burger-king-just-hijacked-google-home-speaker/
 

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