Anything that doesn’t grow naturally from the conversation is most likely a disguised sales pitch.

A human would not respond exactly the same way to different questions or comments.

Does Not Speak Naturally Most people don’t chat with a Hemingway level of clarity and brevity.

Still, look for those patterns and consider some of the tactics below.

Chatbots have become advanced, but there are still ways to trip them up and out them as the imposters they are.

Chatbots are computer programs designed to simulate exchanging messages with a human.

They match messages from real humans with combinations of keywords and other responses stored in their database.Real humans use lots of sentence fragments when they’re chatting.Or They Do the Opposite Other bots will try too hard to speak casually by using an excess of “lols,” emoji and similar characters.Quick Note from Talkspace: Because we provide online messaging therapy, we frequently hear from potential clients who want to be sure they are chatting with a therapist, not a chatbot.All of our therapists are licensed, flesh and blood humans, but we understand the concern.Here are the patterns to look for: Mentions a Product or Service The only product or service that should come up quickly during online chats is the one you are using to facilitate the chat.