According to leaked emails, to create the bots, the staff utilized photos from what they described as "abandoned profiles" that were at least two years old.
They also generated 10,000 lines of profile descriptions and captions.
Bots were deployed for international markets as well.
The company would simply run the dialogue lines through
(Both sides agreed to drop the suits early last year.) Despite the controversy, the company subsequently attempted to streamline its bot-creation process.