Watch Out SXSW, There’s A Tinder Robot Lady Pretending To Be Human
Think twice about swiping right on ‘Ava’...
Attendees of the annual South By South West festival head over for the promise of brand spanking new music, film, corporate sponsorship and possibly the chance to see Lady Gaga perform in the name of Doritos.
A little bit of on-campus hooking up is expected, so sci-fi film Ex Machina have seized the opportunity to stage a crafty bit of IRL PR stunting.
Using the face of its beautiful leading lady, Alicia Vikander, the film’s spin doctor’s have set up a Tinder profile that when matched with, will engage in an entirely fake conversation with wannabe chirps-ers.
One crushing sample conversation is as follows:
Imagine thinking you’ve matched with the indie band loving girl of your dreams, only to be directed to her PR driven fake Instagram page. Ouch.
In a wonderful twist of coincidence, Ex Machina just so happened to be premiering in at SXSW on Saturday. Who'd have thunk it.