Girls are being teased for having the name Alexa, because Amazon’s virtual assistant has become so popular. Photo: Shutterstock Girls are being teased for having the name Alexa, because Amazon’s virtual assistant has become so popular. Photo: Shutterstock
Girls are being teased for having the name Alexa, because Amazon’s virtual assistant has become so popular. Photo: Shutterstock

When a bot shares your name: how Amazon made girls called Alexa a target of teasing and even sexual harassment

  • The popularity of Amazon’s virtual assistant Alexa is causing problems for girls with the same name
  • Parents of the victims of teasing, jokes and even sexual harassment, have to decide whether to change their names

Topic |   Amazon
Girls are being teased for having the name Alexa, because Amazon’s virtual assistant has become so popular. Photo: Shutterstock Girls are being teased for having the name Alexa, because Amazon’s virtual assistant has become so popular. Photo: Shutterstock
Girls are being teased for having the name Alexa, because Amazon’s virtual assistant has become so popular. Photo: Shutterstock
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