As we discussed in the lecture for week 10, everyone that has a social media account, also has a social media persona.
We never fully portray our real lives on the internet; just the super fun, cool or interesting parts. This creates an overall version of ourselves that has no boring job, or crappy family, or time off with the flu.
Now usually chat bots are used for good, such as on Twitter, where they can be used for sport announcements, community information, or parody accounts.
Then of course, we had the horror show that was Tay AI.
But what happens when we use chat bots to play with affairs of the heart? Like on Tinder.
Now, not only must we navigate the minefield of human online personas, but also robots?
And I thought the internet was confusing before…