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Hey Alexa! Don’t answer my question with a @#$% Ad!

It is bad enough when you are doing a search in your browser you get presented with ‘Sponsored’ (ad) results. At least if you asked Alexa something she would provide a generic and ad-free response. Depending on the questions asked that could soon change as early as next year. A new Alexa feature has been announced at the Amazon Accelerate conference called “Customers Ask Alexa,” which allows brands to submit their own answers to questions you may ask the device. One such example was “How can I remove pet hair from my carpet?” which would usually provide generic tips or…

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