Most dating sites have bots that try to mimic real profiles. Their hopes are to draw in more users and possibly lure them into a scam.
OkCupid as well as other dating sites does have bots. Some are user-generated and some are made by the app maker. Bots made by users are typically scammers. Bots made by OkCupid are usually harmless but still a waste of time.
Below is a video of user chatting with a suspected OkCupid bot. The conversation takes a surprising turn you won’t want to miss. Now you should have a better idea of that to look out for.