Cyber sex online chatbots
For this reason, the boyfriend or boyfriends will be considered a single entity for the purposes of this article and referred to in the singular.
According to 36 You Games' Japanese language website, as of 13 November 2012, Boyfriend Maker was ranked the number one free i Phone app in Japan and had been among the top ten overall apps in Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
In addition to sexual chat, Boyfriend Maker's virtual boyfriend has expertise in diverse subject matter, ranging from mathematics to popular culture.
For example, when asked to provide the quadratic formula, which is the virtual boyfriend gives a correct answer in written English: "X= negative b plus or minus the square root of b squared minus 4ac all over 2a".
To continue interacting with the virtual boyfriend, a user must provide energy.
Energy can be obtained by posting a photo on Boyfriend Maker's Facebook page, or it can be purchased.
It is more probable, however, that "Fangirling over one direction!!
" While few teenaged boys would admit to obsessing over the boy band One Direction, it is possible that the developers of Boyfriend Maker thought that a loosely bounded gender identity would add to the virtual boyfriend's quirky character.
The chat engine might also employ lines harvested from human-human chat logs, song lyrics, movies or TV shows.
In April, 2013, a detuned and presumably tamer version of the app, titled Boyfriend Plus, was permitted on Apple's App Store.
Eating annoying characters is a running theme throughout the virtual boyfriend's chats.] The virtual boyfriend could have given a straight answer explaining who Chloe and Paige are, but "chose" not to, opting instead to make a joke and not bore the user by dwelling on characters that she does not know.
Up until the "In my tummy" response, which is slightly weird because it answers where they are rather than who they are, the virtual boyfriend would easily pass for a human based on this brief example.
Users can achieve various levels as they continue to use Boyfriend Maker.