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MasterCard Launches Bot Service So You Can Buy Food Through Facebook Messenger - The Daily Meal

It's safe to say that artificial intelligence is slowly but surely starting to take over the food world with two major companies, Yelp and Domino's, having already jumped on the robot bandwagon. Now, you can chat with a robot on Facebook Messenger to ...and more »

Facebook is working on tech that will read your thoughts and let you 'hear' with your skin -

Facebook's F8 developer conference in San Jose, California, is where the firm reveals to the world what is is working on in both the short and long term. This year's event has been no different. Mark Zuckerberg has announced a series of new features ...and more »

Please don't call them Facebook chatbots, says Facebook's bot boss - The Register

F8 2017 Facebook all but admitted the failure of chatbots last month – with the announcement that developers building Messenger bot can hide text input boxes and offer menu-driven conversations instead. Chatbots were billed by some as the new user ...and more »

Facebook Messenger hits 100000 bots - VentureBeat

Facebook Messenger developers have created 100,000 bots for Messenger in the first year of the Messenger Platform. VP David Marcus made the announcement onstage during a keynote presentation at F8, an annual conference for developers making products ...and more »

Yahoo launches group organising chatbot to Facebook Messenger - MobileMarketing Magazine

Yahoo Captain chatbot Messenger Soon-to-be Verizon-owned Yahoo has introduced a chatbot to Messenger – after introducing the bot to text messaging in the US last month. 'Captain' works to help streamline organisation among groups through shared task ...and more »

Facebook testing third-party M integration in Messenger with - VentureBeat

Above: The Facebook Messenger booth at Facebook's F8 developer conference in San Francisco on April 12, 2016. Image Credit: Jordan Novet / VentureBeat. VB Recommendations. Warriors of Waterdeep is Dungeons & Dragons' return to mobile gaming · Google ...and more »

Facebook Messenger's Plot to Be the Only App You Ever Need - WIRED

When Facebook decoupled Messenger from the Facebook app in 2014, it ticked many, many people off. They said as much in the App Store, flooding the Messenger app with one-star ratings and angry comments about how dare Facebook make them download another ...and more »

Facebook Messenger launches group bots and bot discovery tab - TechCrunch

Facebook today launched two powerful ways for people to find Messenger bots to use, addressing the discovery problem that's plagued the platform's 100,000 developers. Facebook's new Chat Extensions lets you use Messenger bots in group chats so you can ...and more »

Mastercard Announces Shopping Chatbots for Facebook Messenger - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Companies increasingly see bots as a way to encourage ongoing, two-way communication with customers. By. Kim S. Nash. Apr 19, 2017 5:30 pm ET. 0 COMMENTS. Text Size. Small. Medium. Large. Print; Facebook · Twitter · WhatsApp · SMS · Copy Link. The ...and more »

Facebook Messenger Wants To Be Your New Social Living Room - Huffington Post Australia

Prepare to start hearing that chirpy, slightly irritating yet satisfying 'ping' from Facebook Messenger more than you're used to. Facebook's chat app is changing, and it wants to be your one-stop shop for everything from restaurant bookings and news ...and more »