Google is rolling out and expanding access to its new AI chatbot, Bard, to teenage users globally starting on Thursday, November 16, 2023. Bard will be made available in most countries around the world, with safety features and guardrails specifically implemented for underage users under 18 years old.
Tailored and personalized onboarding experiences for teenagers
There will be a tailored and personalized onboarding experience developed specifically for teenage users under 18 years old when they first start using Bard. This specialized onboarding will include tips on how to use AI chatbots responsibly, overviews explaining how Bard works and functions, and easy options to turn on or off certain features of Bard. In addition, you can also read an article on- Google’s AI Chatbot Aims to Revolutionize Self-Improvement
Safety Features and Guardrails Designed for Underage Users
Bard has been specifically trained to avoid and recognize content that would be inappropriate, unsafe, or unsuitable for users under 18 years old. It will have safety features and guardrails in place, such as double-checking responses to verify accuracy and improve information literacy. The goal is to prevent Bard from providing unsafe suggestions while teaching critical thinking skills. Additionally, you can also read about- Bing’s AI Chatbot Launches for Google Chrome and Safari User
Positioning Bard as a Helpful Learning Tool for Teens
Google wants teenagers to use Bard as a helpful learning tool for gaining inspiration, discovering new hobbies, and solving everyday problems. New features of Bard allow it to explain math concepts conversationally step-by-step and generate charts or graphs from data or tables mentioned in a prompt.