This variety of bot talks with you on sites such as Tinder and Facebook.
Programmers design chatbots to simulate real conversation long enough to convince you to buy something, click on a link or offer personal information.
We may argue that this is the same today, and in some respects it is, but with the rapid standardization of browsers, the decline of homepages, the progress of mobile networking, and success of a few number of social networking platforms there can be no doubt that over the last decade our network has significantly changed our interactions and therefore personal identities.
Instead, today in the electric age as foretold by Marshall Mc Luhan, we mostly get lost in one another’s information because “electrically contracted, the globe is no more than a village” in which we are “eager to have things and people declare their beings totally.” But it is clear that this “declaration of being” may be less about a deep faith in the “ultimate harmony of all being,” and something closer to narcissism, voyeurism, and/or the most blatant example of the commoditization of one’s own identity.
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When we message with people on the Internet, we deserve to know they are, well, people.
In a time where bots drive more than 60% of web traffic, it’s reasonable for consumers to be wary of chatbots masquerading as humans.
“…I am always reminded of how small changes in the details of a digital design have profound unforeseen effects on the experiences of humans who are playing with it…It is impossible to work with information technology without also engaging in social engineering.” -Jaron Lanier  After a relatively quiet and unmourned death, the chatroom as a social space recently returned in the form of Omegle and Chatroulette.
The classic chatroom of the 1990s was overtaken by other platforms as the WWW moved to newer forms of sociality; namely, the social network.
Whether it’s online therapy, social media or online dating, everyone deserves to chat with the humans they believe they are connecting with.