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Answer service too popular for AIM

Answer service too popular for AIM
An automated answer service that piggybacked on AOL Instant Messenger has fallen victim to its own success. SmarterChild, a so-called bot that predicted the weather, gave dictionary definitions, asked trivia questions, and played blackjack with AIM users, became so popular that its provider, ActiveBuddy, decided to retire it, effective Monday.
Category : Articles
Year : 2002
Submitted : 6th, August 2008