The chatbot is connected to a database with more than 100 responses.” When I talked to people about d.bot, a question that came up, mostly from men, was whether actually aligned with my and my peers’ personal experiences.Even with @tindernightmares, it’s hard for some people to believe these conversations are real. The creators wanted to explore the chat situation because they were curious if online platforms really provide anonymity, and if it's actually different than "just having a conversation with someone who is acting like a douche." The creators said .Last year, a Redditer who joked about girls having it easy on dating sites decided to pose as one to see what it was like. With d.bot, anyone can simulate the experience the Redditer and many women actually have. Likewise, meeting someone at a bar doesn’t provide that much more insight into someone’s personality.Their ethnicity and what they do for work are the foundations for the conversation.
Hints of these experiences lie in d.bot’s microaggressions, including “Where are you from? Chin said submitting her own has been cathartic, and she's hoping that aspect of the project will grow. Instagrams like @byefelipe and the aforementioned @tindernightmares receive hundreds of submissions showing messages men have sent women.