Roughly 20 percent of the accounts lay dormant for a year before sending their first tweets, an effort to evade Twitter’s anti-spam detection.Here’s just a brief sample of the hilariously bad tweets generated by these obviously fake accounts: The tweets further included links to affiliate programs—web pages that typically redirect users to other adult websites.We can take it as a matter of fact that the movies ‘Her’ (2013) and ‘Ex Machina’ (2015) set the expectations of how a full-fledged AI romantic-oriented bot should converse… Futurist and AI thought leader Ray Kurzweil suggests that this level of conversational interaction is plausible by 2029.Yet it might or might not be here sooner given that a Tinder bot based on Ex Machina’s main character AI seems to have been able to convince a few unassuming nerds at the SXSW’2015 event.I mean, look at that little Facebook Messenger icon and the way he answered my message! Josh Bocanegra, CEO of Persona Bots, says these bots are a good way to get people excited about a franchise.“Chatbots are super cool because they automate fan engagement through chat.
(You could also like the bot on Facebook.)Your conversations with “Christian” will be entertaining and, honestly, feel weirdly realistic.Just ask her about the Top 40 and she will show you the current pop charts. Mitsuku can play more advanced games like Hangman and Tic-Tac-Toe rather than just text based games. I haven’t tested her (because female gender bots were not my primary goal to start with) and, hence, I’m not able to attest.Anyway, these examples set the kind of AI companion I was after.