As more and more people buy into the Echo family, they are also learning the nuances of owning these types of devices — specifically, that they can't always understand you and don't always do what you want them to do.
One family learned this the hard way: Watch this 24-second video of a very young boy politely asking the Echo Dot to play him a song, and watch the Echo Dot not understand a word he says. (Warning: Audio NSFW)
Amazon Alexa Gone Wild!
If you have young kids, it's probably a good idea to supervise them if they want to try out an Amazon Echo or similar devices like it. Or, at the very least, have a camera around.
Update: An Amazon spokesperson issued the following statement to Business Insider: "