You can now use LGBT slang when talking to this COVID-19 chatbot

Yani, the online chatbot designed to respond to questions about the COVID-19 pandemic, ‘learned’ some LGBT slang.

(ALSO READ: Here’s how you can chat with Yani, the EndCov bot – UP COVID-19 Pandemic Response Team’s newest member)

According to the University of the Philippines (UP), you can use now use some Beki slang when conversing with the online chatbot.

LGBT slang or the Beki language option is now available when you converse with Yani! If you’re looking for COVID-19…

Posted by University of the Philippines on Monday, May 25, 2020

Aside from Yani, UP also created social media flashcards in different Philippine languages to provide the public with information about COVID-19.

“Aside from creating a multilingual AI chatbot, the UP Team has also produced social media flashcards in various Philippine languages, such as Filipino, Aklanon, Bahasa Sug, Bikol Sentral, Cebuano, Chavacano de Zamboanga, Hiligaynon, Ilokano, Itawis, Kapampangan, Meranaw, Waray Leyte, and Waray Samar,” said UP.

(ALSO READ: UP Experts predict over 9,000 new COVID-19 cases in NCR by June 15)

For more information, you can visit UP Resilience Institute’s Facebook page. You can also chat with Yani through Facebook messenger at m.me/YaniEndCovBot.

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