PSA: No, you can’t order a Batman toy by yelling ‘Batman’ at your Echo Video Description

There are a number of reasons why one may take issue with White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders using the official @PressSec Twitter to register a personal complaint about a consumer product in her household, as she recently did with a tweet about Amazon Alexa and Echo speakers. But the one issue we’re going to mention here on TechCrunch is that she’s incorrectly characterizing how Amazon Alexa’s e-commerce ordering system works. Simply put, one cannot just shout “Batman!” at an Echo smart speaker to order a Batman toy from Amazon.

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