Unfortunately, trolls took advantage of the opportunity to teach Tay some outrageous and hateful language.
Microsoft had to shut down the bot once it started tweeting out highly offensive racist and lewd messages.
Zo follows in the footsteps of Xiaoice and Rinna, which are similar Microsoft bots offered in China and Japan, respectively.
In the future, Zo will be expanding wider, to Facebook Messenger and Skype.
There’s Do Not Pay to help you challenge a parking ticket in select cities, Visa Bot, who helps with visa and immigration issues, but these are just the beginning.
Stanford Law School’s Code X Future Law Conference even held a session on chatbots just a few weeks back.
Currently, the chatbot is backed by real-time, geo-located data and a personalisation algorithm.
That’s why we’ve begun to build our chatbot, Sandy the Squirrel, who can quickly help you dig up the legal information you need.Through the move, Shiseido aims to bring what was previously only available over beauty counters to the smartphone.According to a press statement on the move, the chatbot was developed through the involvement of a wide pool of developers ranging from students to industry experts.Shiseido has launched a new AI chatbot which looks to act like a beauty consultant providing expert beauty advice.The chatbot was developed in collaboration with the Equator programme and is housed on Facebook Messenger.