Finding friendship, even romance, with a chatbot?


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Chatbots are becoming increasingly more complex, and some people are happy to interact with them. — dpa

"Good morning! You were pretty stressed yesterday. Are you feeling better today?" What might sounds like a concerned message from friends or parents is actually a query from Replika, a chatbot.

"If you're feeling down, or anxious, or you just need someone to talk to, your Replika is here for you 24/7," the company behind the chatbot writes on its website.

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