Google Assistant puts an end to impolite queries with ‘Pretty Please’ feature

May 8, 2018 Matthew Hughes


Most parents teach their kids to ask for things in a way that’s polite. To say “please” and “thank you.” You know — your P’s and Q’s. But are voice assistants undermining that? Maybe. We’re pretty bossy when it comes to Cortana, Siri, and Google Assistant. I mean, when was the last time you said “please” to a voice assistant? Exactly. To address this, Google has introduced something into Google Assistant called Pretty Please. It’s pretty much what it sounds like. If you turn this feature on, Google Assistant will remain mute until you say “please.” Google Assistant then throws…

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