Cortana's Valentine's Day ads show that humans can fall in love with the virtual, personal assistant

Cortana's Valentine's Day ads show that humans can fall in love with the virtual, personal assistant
Microsoft has a couple of new ads for Valentine's Day, which is tomorrow. The first one features a guy apparently talking about a break up. "It's hard. One day I just had enough. And then I met someone else." Is Tom leaving his wife? His girlfriend? "She reminds me of everything. Like when I leave the house, she makes sure I don't forget my wallet." But you can be just as lucky as this guy is. After all, his new girl is Cortana, the Windows Phone virtual voice-activated personal assistant. "I would never go back to Siri," he says.

The second ad features a daughter talking to her dad. "I met someone who brings out the best in me. She's got my back." Once again, we are talking about Cortana. At the end of her monologue she says, "My dad put his arm around me and said Honey, we know you were never an iPhone girl."

You can check out the two ads by clicking on the video slideshow below. By the way, could you fall in love with Cortana, Siri or Google Now?


source: MicrosoftLumia (1), (2) via GSMArena

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12 Comments

1. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

I had a thing for EDI in Mass Effect 3, does that count?

2. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Forever Alone

12. Tommy1960i

Posts: 144; Member since: Oct 11, 2013

Some say: When you try to show that something is better than something else, that's what is missing.

3. Kakarotto

Posts: 255; Member since: Dec 07, 2010

You don't say. There is a movie about this - "Her".

5. pavsidhu

Posts: 214; Member since: May 20, 2014

Exactly what I was thinking

17. Scott93274

Posts: 6040; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

Oh man that was an awkward movie.

8. Lauticol

Posts: 404; Member since: Jun 25, 2011

Really fun ads!

9. nwright94

Posts: 211; Member since: Oct 14, 2014

Loved the faux-coming out one haha.

10. SemperFiV12

Posts: 949; Member since: Nov 09, 2010

Great background music!!

11. SuperNova

Posts: 649; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

Who falls in love with Cortana? lol

13. Simona unregistered

I wud BANG Cortana..

14. kurama.

Posts: 85; Member since: Sep 13, 2014

We have ms to blame if human starts dating computers

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