They’ve been increasingly infiltrating nearly every dating service, but their prevalence hadn’t come to public attention until only recently, when a massive hack on the dating site Ashley Madison revealed the company’s widespread use of sex bots to boost membership sales.The Ashley Madison scam targeted men with free accounts, sending them seductive come-ons from bots posing as attractive women — but if a user wanted to reply back to a woman’s messages, he had to buy credits.Now, Damien’s back to dating the old-fashioned way, going out to the bars and trying his hand with the hotties.It’s not necessarily more successful, as he gets shot down by stuck-up sorority girls all the time.Sex bots — or artificially-intelligent programs posing as real people — are designed to seduce lonely hearts into coughing up some cash.
It certainly isn’t to Damien, who deleted the app after growing sick of the platform’s disappointing payoff.
is a chatbot designed to talk like Afshin, 24, Miles, 23, or any other "winner" within a 10-mile radius.
My friend Damien spends hours flipping through photos of the lovely ladies his city has to offer.
His confidence climbs and his cynical view of the single life subsides as he matches with beautiful brunettes, fiery redheads and bubbly blondes.
They’re not gorgeous girls looking for a companion — they’re sex bots looking for credit card numbers.