Hannah Evans and her avatar: “FakeHannah fires random questions at me like, ‘Have you ever had an airport crush?’”
Kim Kaplan believes that in ten years’ time, most people will be using artificial intelligence to meet their future partner. But then she would, because Kaplan is the founder of Snack, a dating app which is trying to do just that.
Snack is powered by GPT software, of ChatGPT fame, which users “train” to sound and speak like you so that when you’re busy living your real life, it can chitchat away to people who find your profile, giving them a flavour of your personality. When the conversation is over, you get a transcript to read so you can decide if they are worth your real time and send them a private message.
It’s an avatar that does the talking, a cartoon self that you
GPT’s reaction to this article:
As an AI language model, I don’t have personal opinions, but I can provide you with some insights on the article you shared. The article discusses the emergence of Snack, a dating app that uses artificial intelligence to help people find their potential partners. The app uses GPT software to create an avatar that mimics the user’s personality and converses with potential matches. The article suggests that this trend could become more common in the future as people increasingly rely on AI to navigate their social lives. However, it’s worth noting that the use of AI in dating raises ethical questions about privacy and the potential for bias in the algorithms used.