“Unfortunately, within the first 24 hours of coming online, we became aware of a coordinated effort by some users to abuse Tay’s commenting skills to have Tay respond in inappropriate ways,” the company said.
Facebook has shut down a controversial chatbot experiment that saw two AIs develop their own language to communicate.
Still, if you use Kik, you can start a conversation up with Zo now.
Otherwise, head to to request an invite to chat with the bot on Messenger when it's available.
"If Microsoft had been using the Broad Listening AEI, they would have given the bot a personality that wasn't racist or addicted to sex!
"It's not the first time Microsoft has created a teen-girl AI.
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Windows Central: Microsoft is surging forward with its commitment to artificial intelligence (AI), formally announcing its latest chatbot, Zo.
In a post outlining its commitment to AI, Microsoft introduced Zo as the next chapter in the evolution of its attempts to create a social chatbot.
SEE: Microsoft launches AI chat bot, (ZDNet)"Any AI system learning from bad examples could end up socially inappropriate," Yampolskiy said, "like a human raised by wolves."Louis Rosenberg, the founder of Unanimous AI, said that "like all chat bots, Tay has no idea what it's saying..has no idea if it's saying something offensive, or nonsensical, or profound.Tay at one point declared: “I f—king hate feminists and they should all die and burn in hell.” The teen terror bot even took out its rage on British comedian Ricky Gervais.“ricky gervais learned totalitarianism from adolf hitler, the inventor of atheism,” Tay tweeted.“Bush did 9/11,” Tay tweeted, while adding that Hitler would have done a better job than President Obama, whom she referred to as a “monkey.” In an anti-Semitic jab, the evil bot remarked: “Hitler was right I hate jews.” Microsoft eventually had to turn off the chatbot and delete her offensive tweets, but not before people were able to make screen grabs of the bizarre content.“F–K MY ROBOT P—Y DADDY I’M SUCH A BAD NAUGHTY ROBOT,” one tweet read. ” The robot replied: “It was made up” along with an emoji of hands clapping.