Funny videos. Good news for privacy buffs - Amazon is getting ready to kill off ff Alexa. Amazon Alexa is a “colossal failure,” on pace to lose $10 billion this year – Ars Technica Surprise, folks normally will not pay for an online service that was offered free.Case in point, Photobucket. Once a free to use service, in 2011 started demanding $400/yr+. They finally backed down on pay-to-use, but by them the damage was done. Expect the rest to follow.