Engineer develops chatbot to reply his girlfriend's WeChat messages

Updated: Jun 18, 2019, 09:54 IST | mid-day online correspondent

The chatbot he created is capable of replying messages 24/7; many on social media hailed his sweet gesture for going through pains to create a chatbot for his girlfriend

Engineer develops chatbot to reply his girlfriend's WeChat messages
Representational Image

Girlfriends can be demanding at times with them wanting immediate replies to their text or other messages. However, a Chinese software engineer has found a solution to this problem.

A Chinese programmer created a chatbot on WeChat without his girlfriend's knowledge to keep her company. Many on social media hailed his sweet gesture for going through pains to create a chatbot.

The Chinese programmer, who created the chatbot, works for an e-commerce platform. The chatbot he created is capable of replying messages 24/7, as per Abacusnews.

The alleged news went viral after the programmer Li Kaixiang had posted the incident on Chinese social media platform Weibo. In the post, he revealed that his girlfriend had at least 300 messages with the bot.

However, his genius creation landed him into trouble when his girlfriend got suspicious at one point of the conversation. She suspected that Li does not usually reply to her messages this quick.

Also Read: 'Israeli' hackers target WhatsApp voice calls with spyware

When his girlfriend made her suspicion known, the chatbot hilariously replied in a senseless way.

In spite of the hilarious incident, many on social media hailed his creation even calling sweet for creating a chatbot, while some criticised him for having time to work on the chat bot instead of spending time with her.

Also Read: Manipur man detects WhatsApp bug, enters FB 'Hall of Fame'

And there were other sections of users who requested him to provide source codes to develop their own chatbots.

Top five news stories of the day

The Dutch mystery: Missing Mumbai man spied on, and hit, his wife
Neighbours of Sharmila Shinde, who died under mysterious circumstances in Amsterdam, reveal a dark side to her husband Avdhut, who is wanted by Dutch police; local police in Pune confirm she filed a complaint against him (Read full story)

Mumbai Crime: Drunken youth bangs car into cab, kills passenger in Goregaon
A 33-year-old Andheri West resident died on Sunday night when a car driven by a 19-year-old drunken boy banged into the cab he was travelling in near Virvani bus stop, Goregaon East, on the Western Express Highway. The impact of the collision was such that the passenger, identified as Shaileshkumar Pyarelal Mishra, got badly injured and started bleeding from his mouth and nose. On being informed, the Vanrai police reached the spot and rushed him to HBT Trauma Care Municipal Hospital in Jogeshwari, but he was declared dead even before being admitted. (Read full story)

Woman who accused Karan Oberoi of rape planned attack on self to strengthen case
The 35-year-old astrologer who accused actor Karan Oberoi of rape, was arrested on Monday by Oshiwara police, for staging an attack on herself. The police had earlier arrested her lawyer Ali Kaashif Khan. The astrologer was attacked by two bike borne men on May 25 when she was on her morning walk. (Read full story)

Mumbai: Man injured after iron scaffolding falls on him, dies in hospital
Rahul Saraf, who was badly injured when iron scaffolding near the GST office in Parel fell on him last Thursday, died on Sunday night. The family of Saraf, 35, Director of Maxgrow India Pvt Ltd, donated his organs and the last rites were performed on Monday. The Bhoiwada police have now added 304A (death due to negligence) section in the offence after Rahul's death. (Read full story)

After 13 deaths, Bandra's fatal U-bridge to be walled for safety
The U-bridge that connects Bandra East to West has been claiming more than three to four lives every year since 2015. As per the traffic department's statistics — accessed by mid-day — in four years, 14 lives have been lost on the stretch, while another 25 have been critically injured at this deadly turn. This year alone, three people died on the same spot. Fortunately, there were no casualties on the stretch in 2018, but from 2015 to 2017, 11 people were killed on the deadly bridge. (Read full story)

Catch up on all the latest Crime, National, International and Hatke news here. Also download the new mid-day Android and iOS apps to get latest updates

Sign up for all the latest news, top galleries and trending videos from Mid-day.com

Subscribe
Loading...

Mumbai building collapse claims 5 lives

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK