There has also been a published report of a chatterbot used in a fake personal ad on a dating service's website.
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which proposed what is now called the Turing test as a criterion of intelligence.
This criterion depends on the ability of a computer program to impersonate a human in a real-time written conversation with a human judge, sufficiently well that the judge is unable to distinguish reliably—on the basis of the conversational content alone—between the program and a real human.
The 36 You Games app "Boyfriend Maker" and WET Productions Inc.'s "My Virtual Boyfriend" are popular examples.
According to 36 You Games' Japanese language website, as of 13 November 2012, Boyfriend Maker (later rebranded as "Boyfriend Plus" for i OS users) 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.
SAP partnered with Kore Inc, a US-based chatbot platform vendor, to build enterprise-oriented chatterbots for certain SAP products like SAP Hana Cloud Platform, SAP Cloud for Customer (C4C), SAP Success Factors and Concur.