Microsoft has not had a huge amount of success preventing their chatbots from being corrupted, which may or may not explain why their new bot is designed from scratch to offer sexual services.
Part of Project Intercept, the bot converses via text message with clients drawn in by online ads for sexual services, on topics such as age, body, fetish services, and pricing and once it gets them to admit to an intent to purchase sex delivers a stern warning about the damage this can cause to others.
“There aren’t enough detectives in the world to match the size of this market,” says Roe-Sepowitz.
Tinder's popularity probably has a lot to do with its ease of use.
Tinder presents you with a stack of photos of potential matches.
The findings come from two key presentations at the Love and Sex with Robots conference in London, and suggest robots will become an increasingly popular companion in the bedroom, warranting a system of ethics for their development and use.
Nearly half of men could see themselves buying a sex robot in the near future.