It's official: People are having sexual fantasies about their digital voice assistants
Love is a mystery.
But for a growing number of people, it’s a mystery based not in the vagaries of human emotion but rather in the ones and zeros of proprietary software.
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According to an April 5 industry trend report focusing on voice-activated systems like Google Home and Amazon Echo, users are getting more than unsolicited Beauty and the Beast ads out of their digital assistants.
Think love. Think sex.
That’s right, people these days are intimately connecting to the Alexas of the world — or at least fantasizing about doing so, anyway.
“Over a third (37%) of regular voice technology users say that they love their voice assistant so much that they wish it were a real person,” reads the report. “Even more astonishing is that more than a quarter of regular voice technology users say they have had a sexual fantasy about their voice assistant.” Read more…More about Alexa, Amazon, Google Home, Google, and Sex
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