Are You Flirting With a Bot? Using AI as a Matchmaker is Trending With Online Dating

    Dating apps make no secret of their use of artificial intelligence (AI) to help users find their perfect match. Liberty Vittert, PhD, Professor of the Practice of Data Science at the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis, explains how online dating app users employ AI to strike up conversations and flirt with matches. But Vittert says AI is no match for humans as bots don’t have human emotions.