The post reads: "As many of you know by now, on Wednesday we launched a chatbot called Tay.
We are deeply sorry for the unintended offensive and hurtful tweets from Tay, which do not represent who we are or what we stand for, nor how we designed Tay."Tay is now offline and we’ll look to bring Tay back only when we are confident we can better anticipate malicious intent that conflicts with our principles and values."Microsoft has been forced to abandon a Twitter experiment, after its ‘teen girl’ AI bot was taught to become a full-on racist, sex-obsessed Nazi within 24 hours.
Internet, this is why we can't have nice things.
Microsoft was forced to shut down its artificial intelligence Twitter bot "Tay" this week, after 24 hours on the social media site turned the innocent chat bot modeled after a teen girl into a racist, sex and incest-loving, neo Nazi who said things like "Bush did 9/11" and "Hitler was right."You could blame this one on Microsoft.
I fam from the internet that's got zero chill.”“Tay is designed to engage and entertain people where they connect with each other online through casual and playful conversation,” Microsoft had said.
While Tay could be commanded to repeat replies or DMs from other users, she also learned from them and the results weren’t pretty.
Here’s some of the stuff that's since been deleted: Once she began to learn, the quotes became more outlandish.
The Guardian reports a simple question as to whether Ricky Gervais was an atheist was answered with “Ricky Gervais learned totalitarianism from Adolf Hitler, the inventor of atheism.”The idea started innocently enough for Microsoft, as it attempted to engage millennials with a playful and sassy “A.
UPDATE: Microsoft has issued an apology, claiming Twitter users had 'exploited a vulnerability' in helping turn Tay into a gigantic racist.
In a blog post written by Microsoft's Peter Lee, the firm said it was deeply sorry and promised to bring back Tay when it can deal with malicious intent.
What did they expect would happen when you release a naive teenage girl loose in the den of wolves that is Twitter. "that's got zero chill," according to , which ended up being painfully accurate.