A robot designed to “be your boyfriend” could become the next big trend in the tech industry, according to the founder of the popular dating app Tinder.
Tinder is hoping that its bot will allow users to quickly find a partner in their area who would share the same interests as their real-life friends, and that bots could even be used to connect with women who would otherwise be unavailable.
“We think it’s an interesting technology because it is really new,” said Travis Wright, Tinder’s chief technology officer.
“We don’t have the exact technology right now, but we’re getting close.”
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Tinder’s bot is not entirely different from a dating app.
It is designed to work with photos of people and text messages.
It has a screen, but it only lets users see the pictures.
It does not know when they have seen a picture, and it does not track the people they have met, so the person in the photo is invisible.
But Wright said that the bot has been designed with a particular purpose in mind.
“When you’re in a relationship, you want someone to feel like they’re going to be in a constant state of excitement,” he said.
For some, the bots can also be a boon to the dating scene.
In the past year, the company has had an enormous amount of interest in building a dating site that could match users with women in a particular location.
And Tinder has seen an influx of interest from men, too.
A few months ago, Tinder started adding an option for men to set up a bot that could help them find women, Wright said.
But Wright said the company is not yet ready to roll out bots for men.
Even if Tinder’s bots are used exclusively by men, Wright says the company will continue to build a broader product that will appeal to women, as well as to the general population.
A robot that can do the same things that you do with a real person would be a huge step forward for dating, he said, noting that the company had been working on a bot designed for the workplace.
What’s Next for Tinder?
Wright said that Tinder is still a startup, and the company was not looking for any funding, but was exploring partnerships.
While Wright said he was not sure how much Tinder could earn from bots, he did say that he hoped to see Tinder make money through advertising.
One of the most exciting areas for Tinder is the possibility that bots will be used by people who are not necessarily looking for a romantic partner, Wright added.
For instance, someone could use a bot to find a woman who has been missing for a week, and then a bot could use the information about her to suggest that they meet up with her in a few days.
If Tinder’s bot does find the right match, Wright would like to see more people using bots.
The bot’s creator, Travis Wright says his company has not been looking for funding.
He says his goal is to use the bot to “do things that are really helpful to people who really want to connect and get to know their friends.”