Microsoft tried and failed with Tay, its chatbot that turned racist and sexist in less than 24 hours before being pulled off the market. The company is now at it again with Zo, a new chatbot looking for friends on Kik, but don't expect any deep conversations.
Microsoft December 6, 2016
Kik revealed it now has more than 20,000 chatbots currently in its app, with users exchanging about 1.8 billion messages with them.
Apps/Software August 4, 2016