Google Home is playing audio ads for Beauty and the Beast

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Today some Google Home owners are hearing something extra when they ask for a summary of the day ahead from the smart speaker: an advertisement for the opening of Beauty and the Beast. Several users on Reddit have noticed the audio ad and Bryson Meunier posted a clip to Twitter. The ad is delivered using the regular Google Assistant voice, so it blends in seamlessly with the other information — but some people still aren’t happy about it.

“By the way, Disney’s live action Beauty and The Beast opens today,” the Assistant says, after covering the usual time,…

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