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AOL Instant Messenger users could add the Googly Minotaur to their buddy list and chat with him like they would a friend or family member.It was taken offline following the incident, according to a Microsoft representative, in an effort to make "adjustments" to the artificial intelligence profile.The company later apologized for any offence caused.Social media users took to Twitter to comment on the latest spate of unusual behaviour by the chat bot, which was supposed to get smarter the more it interacted with users."It wouldn't be a Microsoft product if it didn't crash right after it booted up," tweeted Jonathan Zdziarski on Wednesday.Almost a week after being shut down for spewing racist and sexist comments on Twitter, Microsoft's artificial intelligence chat bot called Tay briefly rejoined Twitter on Wednesday only to launch a spam attack on its followers.The incident marks another embarrassing setback for the software company as it tries to get ahead of Alphabet's Google, Facebook and other tech firms in the race to create virtual agents that can interact with people and learn from them.
The Tay Tweets Twitter account was made private and the chat bot stopped responding to comments Wednesday morning after it fired off the same tweet to many users."You are too fast, please take a rest...," tweeted Tay to hundreds of Twitter profiles, according to screen images published by technology news website The Verge."As part of testing, she was inadvertently activated on Twitter for a brief period of time." The company refers to Tay, whose Twitter picture appears to show a woman's face, as female.Last week, Tay began its Twitter tenure with a handful of innocuous tweets, but the account quickly devolved into a stream of anti-Semitic, racist and sexist invective as it repeated back insults hurled its way by other Twitter users.When Radiohead released Amnesiac on June 5, 2001, the album arrived with a mysterious online companion: Googly Minotaur.
The Where The Wild Things Are-like character was a goofier take on Stanley Donwood’s figure on Amnesiac’s cover, and he was friendly.