While AI is meant to solve our problems, it sometimes creates new ones.
In August 2016, Facebook replaced the human editors of its “Trending” topics section with an algorithm after facing allegations of political bias.
But did you know some people also count chatbots among their lovers? Dashbot is a for-hire analytics firm that helps brands like AOL, The data in the report was taken from 1,200 chatbots operated by brands (“sports, weather, trivia, etc.”) over the last two months, using a pool of about 200 million messages.Turns out, this isn’t out of the norm, and nearly 20 percent of passport photos submitted are rejected due to software errors, a department spokesperson said. When a toddler asked his family’s Alexa to play his favorite song, “Digger, Digger,” Alexa heard something else.In response to the request, Alexa said, “You want to hear a station for porn detected …For example, Dashbot found that 63 percent of bot users identified themselves as men, and 28 percent identified as women.(The remaining 9 percent did not state a gender identity.) Men use bots more often than women (about 50 percent more sessions per month), but women tend to talk to bots for longer periods (about 12 percent more messages per session).