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But what if the chatbot was created by the company itself?
Take Ashley Madison, which had its entire source code, internal company emails and 37 million customers' personal information dumped onto torrenting sites earlier this year.
Two new surveys find that adding certain foods to your online dating profile may be the key to scoring more dates.
Indeed, daters who use the word “guacamole” in their profiles get 144% more messages from potential love interests, according to a survey of 7,000 singles released Monday from dating site Zoosk.
Guacamole can be quite pricey: An order of it at some higher-end spots in New York now tops .
Meeting a robot is an inevitable part of online dating - or owning an email address.
While its main priority is the safety of UK online daters, the trade body advises against chat bots.
: "There was a reputation a couple of years ago for fake profiles, but we don't believe in conning people to pay subscriptions.
Catfishing, phishing and sexy chat-botting: the online dating world can be a confusing place.
Now Match and Tinder's parent company is gearing up to sell stocks and shares, so the spotlight is on shady practices hidden in some dating sites' code.On analysis of the code, it became clear engineers had developed female chatbots, which had in turn engaged some of its male userbase.