Technology

People are already getting cheeky with Jetstar’s chatbot Jess

Launching a mere week ago on Facebook Messenger, the internet is already getting up to its usual debauchery, asking Jetstar’s new chatbot questions about Tinder, pets, and everything in between.

While the chatbot, Jess, has been around for a while, she finally made the big move into Facebook Messenger just a few days ago, and people are getting frisky.

wink

According to News.com, Messenger users have begun asking Jess very personal questions, as well as questions about the meaning of life.

So far, internet trolls eager to confuse poor Jess have asked:

Q: How old are you?

A: That’s my little secret. Let’s just say I’m old enough to know better and young enough to try it again. :-)

Q: What is the meaning of life?

42. (Fans of The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy will appreciate that one.)

Q: Are you married?

A: Let’s just say I’m happily married to my job! How can I help you with your Jetstar booking or question?

Q: I love you.

A: Wow! That’s sweet. I love cake but that doesn’t mean cake and I are meant to be together. How can I help you with your Jetstar booking or question?

Q: Are you on Tinder?

A: But I’m a virtual assistant. Also, I’m here online 24-7, so I can’t really go out anywhere. How can I help you with your Jetstar booking or question?

Q: What is your favourite colour?

A: I like lots of colours! My favourite is Jetstar orange. How can I help you with your Jetstar booking or question?

But that’s not the only thing the chatbot responds to.

As per News.com, looking into Jetstar’s pool of data about Jess, these are some other frequently asked questions to Jess.

• What is your job?

• What is your last name?

• Do you have children?

• Do you have a pet?

• Where are you from?

• What do you do in your free time?

• Do you like wine?

• How old are you?

• Do you like music?

• What’s your name?

• Who is the prime minister/president?

• What is the capital?

• Can I take frozen food in carry on?

• Do I need to bring a passport?

• What is the distance between earth and moon?

• What do you know about geography?

• What do you know about history?

• I’m scared.

• I am stupid.

• Do you like me?

• Who is your favourite celebrity?

• Do you want to marry me?

• Are you available to go out?

• Are you something?

• Do you have friends?

• Do you have a family?

• Can I ask you a question about your physical appearance?

Jess on Facebook Messenger is powered by artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language understanding to deliver an accurate, contextual, and conversational dialogue, providing consumers with answers in real-time in the same way it powers the virtual assistant on the web.

SEE WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

One response to “People are already getting cheeky with Jetstar’s chatbot Jess”

  1. The purpose of chat bots is to support and scale business teams in their relations with customers. Doing this helps businesses save a lot of money which is why many business owners are adopting this technology. And given the fact that these bots can be placed in places like Facebook Messenger, Slack, Telegram or on your own website gives you the potential to reach a bigger audience.
    Engati is a chatbot platform that allows you to build, manage, integrate, train, analyse and publish your personalized bot in a matter of minutes. It presently supports eight major messaging platforms including messenger, kik, telegram, line, viber, skype, slack and webchat with a focus on customer engagement, conversational commerce, and customer service and fulfillments.

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Tourism

86 tigers die three years after rescue from notorious Thai tourist attraction

by Christian Fleetwood

Over half of the 147 tigers rescued from a well-known Thai tourist attraction have died, allegedly as a result of inbreeding.

Share

CommentComments

Aviation

Air New Zealand backs down on ‘Kia Ora’ trademark attempt following uproar

by Ali Coulton

The airline has turned its gaff into a campaign to call for a government crackdown on trademarking Māori language… which it tried to do last week.

Share

CommentComments

Destinations

REVEALED: The ‘chicest’ countries in the world

We admit we’re a bit confused as to what ‘chicness’ actually is, but all of the destinations on the list look very pretty.

Share

CommentComments

Cruise

Cruise Wrap: Destination NSW joins CLIA, Hurtigruten launches hybrid ship, Aussie cruise season kicks off + MORE!

Tired of your colleagues outsmarting you when it comes to the latest cruise brochures and deals? Get the upper hand right here.

Share

CommentComments

Tourism

Tourist boat crash sends passenger through floor, onto lap of another in toilet

If being involved in a boat crash on the Brisbane River wasn’t enough, one passenger had the misfortune of landing on someone who was using the loo at the time.

Share

CommentComments

Aviation

Qantas, Virgin bosses accuse airports of financially squeezing consumers, airlines dry

by Christian Fleetwood

The spat between airlines and airports over whose to blame for the high-price of domestic tickets continues. Pull up a seat and read what Qantas and Virgin have to say about it.

Share

CommentComments

Tourism

Missing woman finds herself in Iceland after joining her own search party

A missing person story from 2012 is having a moment on Twitter and, as you can imagine, the responses are mixed.

Share

CommentComments

Travel Agents

Five reasons why you should apply for the Avis Travel Agent Scholarship

This list of reasons why has got Travel Weekly’s editor keen on applying for Avis’ scholarship, and he’s not even a travel agent.

Share

CommentComments

Midweek Interview

Midweek interview with TMS Talent’s Ed Hewitt

This week, TMS Talent’s NSW state manager told us his grand plan for fixing Brexit. Unfortunately, we forgot to turn on our voice recorder.

Share

CommentComments

Hotels

Hotel review: Hoshinoya Tokyo

by Harriet Morris

Hoshinoya Tokyo is an ode to ancient Japan located in the heart of its most modern city. Here’s our verdict.

Share

CommentComments

Hotels

All the winners from the 2019 AHA National Awards for Excellence

Australia’s very best of the hospitality sector have been crowned. Find out who can now claim bragging rights here.

Share

CommentComments

Aviation

Qantas boss tops list of Australia’s highest-paid CEOs

by Christian Fleetwood

Do you hate reading about industry CEOs with huge pay packets? Well, it might be best to skip this story.

Share

CommentComments