A chatbot with decidedly nonsocialist characteristics is no longer available on one of China's most popular messaging apps after serving up unpatriotic answers about topics including the South China Sea and the Communist party. BabyQ, co-developed by Beijing-based Turing Robot, whose website test bot answered questions such as "Do you love the Communist party?" with a swift "No", appeared to have been ditched by Tencent, with the service no longer available on Wednesday. Tencent, a Chinese social media giant, was unavailable for comment on whether it had pulled the chatbot, an automated service designed to respond to human queries, from its QQ messaging platform. However, XiaoBing, a chatbot developed by Microsoft with 100 million users in China, was still accessible on QQ, complete with off-message responses. "My China dream is to go to America," it told netizens on QQ, according to a screengrab on Weibo, the microblogging platform. On Wednesday it dodged the question of patriotism...

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