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The company starting cleaning up Tay's timeline this morning, deleting many of its most offensive remarks.

It's a joke, obviously, but there are serious questions to answer, like how are we going to teach AI using public data without incorporating the worst traits of humanity?

For Tay though, it all proved a bit too much, and just past midnight this morning, the bot called it a night: In an emailed statement given later to Business Insider, Microsoft said: "The AI chatbot Tay is a machine learning project, designed for human engagement.

As it learns, some of its responses are inappropriate and indicative of the types of interactions some people are having with it.

It took less than 24 hours for Twitter to corrupt an innocent AI chatbot.

Yesterday, Microsoft unveiled Tay — a Twitter bot that the company described as an experiment in "conversational understanding." The more you chat with Tay, said Microsoft, the smarter it gets, learning to engage people through "casual and playful conversation." Unfortunately, the conversations didn't stay playful for long.

Although not noted on the Tay homepage, the bot is also on Snapchat as “Tay Stories” and has a Facebook account.

Tay, as the AI bot is called for short, is meant to engage in playful conversations, and can currently handle a variety of tasks.

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