When we message with people on the Internet, we deserve to know they are, well, people.In a time where bots drive more than 60% of web traffic, it’s reasonable for consumers to be wary of chatbots masquerading as humans.Weird Syntax Sometimes the way a bot produces text reflects errors in its programming.It can be something like two spaces between every sentence, extra periods or bizarre indentations.Stresses How Much “He” or “She” Doesn’t Speak Your Language Very Well Starting the conversation with the “sorry excuse my bad English” line is clever because it makes the user more forgiving and less suspicious of some of the aforementioned bot patterns.Try to be patient because it could be rude if you accuse the person of being a bot when they really are struggling with English.Anything that doesn’t grow naturally from the conversation is most likely a disguised sales pitch.
It isn’t suspicious for someone to mention Tinder while they are chatting on Tinder.
Quick Note from Talkspace: Because we provide online messaging therapy, we frequently hear from potential clients who want to be sure they are chatting with a therapist, not a chatbot.
All of our therapists are licensed, flesh and blood humans, but we understand the concern.
This variety of bot talks with you on sites such as Tinder and Facebook.
Programmers design chatbots to simulate real conversation long enough to convince you to buy something, click on a link or offer personal information.