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Match launches UK's first dating bot on Messenger to help you find love - BT.com;

Match launches UK's first dating bot on Messenger to help you find love - BT.com

BT.comMatch launches UK's first dating bot on Messenger to help you find loveBT.comDating site Match has turned to artificial intelligence to help the British public with their dating lives – a chat bot in Facebook Messenger. Chat bots are pieces of artificial intelligence software Facebook began introducing to its Messenger app last ...and more »

Facebook Messenger is about to change dramatically with this potentially annoying feature - JOE;

Facebook Messenger is about to change dramatically with this potentially annoying feature - JOE

JOEFacebook Messenger is about to change dramatically with this potentially annoying featureJOEFacebook have debuted a number of new features for their Messenger app, some of which look rather promising and others, less so. One positive feature will be the ability to listen to streaming music within the app while chatting with someone.and more »

Facebook Bot Reboot Intriguing for Businesses - DMN;

Facebook Bot Reboot Intriguing for Businesses - DMN

DMNFacebook Bot Reboot Intriguing for BusinessesDMNWhile the world focuses more intently on Facebook's AR plans, the company also quietly announced a reboot to its Messenger platform. While the broader Facebook message is about how it will connect people through human-to-human chatting, the social ...and more »

Can the enterprise save Facebook bots? - InfoWorld

Can the enterprise save Facebook bots?InfoWorldFacebook's bumpy introduction of bot capabilities inside its Messenger service may be saved by an unlikely candidate: business users. While the company's bot platform for consumers has been more widely discussed than its business counterpart, support ...and more »

Subway launches way to order through Facebook Messenger - CT Post;

Subway launches way to order through Facebook Messenger - CT Post

CT PostSubway launches way to order through Facebook MessengerCT PostA caterer holds up a tray of Subway sandwiches for guests during the company's 50th anniversary celebration in its world headquarters in Milford, Conn. on Wednesday Aug. 27, 2015. The company announced in April 2017 that customers can now order ...and more »

Facebook Messenger bots work in groups now — just don't expect them to chat - VentureBeat;

Facebook Messenger bots work in groups now — just don't expect them to chat - VentureBeat

VentureBeatFacebook Messenger bots work in groups now — just don't expect them to chatVentureBeatYesterday at its annual F8 developer conference, Facebook launched Messenger Platform 2.0, and discovery was the main theme, with the addition of new features like chat extensions and bot recommendations by Facebook's intelligent assistant M. With chat ...and more »

Facebook's Next Big Thing? Bots - Nasdaq

Facebook's Next Big Thing? BotsNasdaq(RTTNews.com) - Facebook Inc. ( FB ) has unveiled Messenger 2.0 at its annual F8 conference for software developers making products for Facebook platforms. Last year, David Marcus, vice president, unveiled the initial Messenger Platform, which was ...and more »

Facebook Adds Spotify Bot to Messenger, Apple Music Coming 'Soon' - Billboard;

Facebook Adds Spotify Bot to Messenger, Apple Music Coming 'Soon' - Billboard

BillboardFacebook Adds Spotify Bot to Messenger, Apple Music Coming 'Soon'BillboardFacebook is giving the 1.2 billion people who use Messenger every month a handy way to share music. On Tuesday, the company unveiled a brand-new Discover tab for its popular chat app -- giving users the ability to interact with third-party bots ...and more »

Facebook Announces Full Spotify, Apple Music Messenger Integrations - hypebot.com;

Facebook Announces Full Spotify, Apple Music Messenger Integrations - hypebot.com

hypebot.comFacebook Announces Full Spotify, Apple Music Messenger Integrationshypebot.comFacebook-music UPDATED: "Music will play a much larger roll in messenger this year," promised Facebook's head of the Messenger platform David Marcus on stage Tuesday during Facebook's F8 developer conference before announcing two key ...and more »

Facebook's Messenger Platform emphasizes B2C - Business Insider;

Facebook's Messenger Platform emphasizes B2C - Business Insider

Business InsiderFacebook's Messenger Platform emphasizes B2CBusiness InsiderOne year after the launch of the Messenger Platform, which saw the introduction of Messenger chatbots, Facebook has issued a clearer directive for its chatbot efforts. The company announced Messenger Platform 2.0 at its annual F8 developer conference ...and more »

Facebook Messenger Adds Chat Extensions, Bot Store, 'M' Suggestions, And More - Tech Times;

Facebook Messenger Adds Chat Extensions, Bot Store, 'M' Suggestions, And More - Tech Times

Tech TimesFacebook Messenger Adds Chat Extensions, Bot Store, 'M' Suggestions, And MoreTech TimesFacebook is rallying for expanded bot presence on its own Messenger platform, pushing users to try and make chatbots a staple feature of the app. Here are all the new bot-related features you should know about. ( Facebook ). Advertisement. Advertisement.and more »

Facebook now lets businesses match user IDs across Messenger and their own apps, sites - Marketing Land;

Facebook now lets businesses match user IDs across Messenger and their own apps, sites - Marketing Land

Marketing LandFacebook now lets businesses match user IDs across Messenger and their own apps, sitesMarketing LandFacebook previously gave businesses one ID when someone contacted them on Messenger and another when that person logged in to their apps or sites. Tim Peterson on April 19, 2017 at 8:44 am. More. Boring story made interesting: If you contact a brand ...and more »

Apple Music and Spotify sharing come to Facebook Messenger app - What Hi-Fi?

Apple Music and Spotify sharing come to Facebook Messenger appWhat Hi-Fi?Facebook unveiled the feature at its F8 conference, and you won't even need Apple Music or Spotify installed to share their tunes. 0Share0Tweet0Share0Share. Facebook's Messenger app is getting some music sharing skills. Last night, Facebook ...and more »

Facebook unveils Messenger 2.0: new bot store, app integration, a smarter M, and more - TechSpot;

Facebook unveils Messenger 2.0: new bot store, app integration, a smarter M, and more - TechSpot

TechSpotFacebook unveils Messenger 2.0: new bot store, app integration, a smarter M, and moreTechSpotAfter recently announcing that the service has reached 1.2 billion monthly active users, it came as no surprise to see Facebook focus on Messenger during the start of this week's annual F8 developer conference. Yesterday, the social media giant ...and more »

Facebook Inc (FB) Stock Could Have 3 New Catalysts - Amigobulls

Facebook Inc (FB) Stock Could Have 3 New CatalystsAmigobullsWe all know about Instagram now, but Facebook Inc. stock (NASDAQ:FB) could have 3 new catalysts. Menlo Park, California-based Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) has had a good run so far in 2017, rising by over 22% Year To Date (YTD). However, the rally ...and more »

Facebook Tricks Out Messenger With Food Ordering, Games, QR Codes - PYMNTS.com

Facebook Tricks Out Messenger With Food Ordering, Games, QR CodesPYMNTS.comMore big things have just come to Facebook Messenger and its native virtual assistant chatbot M, the company said at the ongoing F8 developer conference. Soon after rolling out group payment capabilities in its Messenger app for U.S. users, the social ...and more »

MoneyGram Debuts Sendbot For Messenger At F8 - PYMNTS.com;

MoneyGram Debuts Sendbot For Messenger At F8 - PYMNTS.com

PYMNTS.comMoneyGram Debuts Sendbot For Messenger At F8PYMNTS.comUpdates continue to roll in from the ongoing Facebook F8 developer conference in San Jose. One major trend coming out of this year's event is a focus on Facebook Messenger, chatbots and payments. Yesterday, U.S. global money transfer company ...and more »

American Express Unveils New Amex Bot At Facebook's F8 - PYMNTS.com;

American Express Unveils New Amex Bot At Facebook's F8 - PYMNTS.com

PYMNTS.comAmerican Express Unveils New Amex Bot At Facebook's F8PYMNTS.comChatbot integration with Facebook's Messenger has slowly been gaining steam over the past few months. As we reported earlier this year, many companies like Domino's Pizza and ATB Financial have already partnered up with the social media giant to help ...and more »

Facebook Messenger is changing: here's what you should know - Memeburn;

Facebook Messenger is changing: here's what you should know - Memeburn

MemeburnFacebook Messenger is changing: here's what you should knowMemeburnHaving a large userbase might seem like a blessing, but it also surfaces a problem for social networks: monetisation. Twitter's experiencing this right now, and Facebook is seemingly just beginning its trials. To prevent itself from becoming the latest ...and more »

Western Union's bot sends money transfers through Facebook Messenger - Citifmonline;

Western Union's bot sends money transfers through Facebook Messenger - Citifmonline

CitifmonlineWestern Union's bot sends money transfers through Facebook MessengerCitifmonlineMoney transfer company, Western Union launched a Facebook Messenger bot today that allows people within the United States to transfer money to more than 200 countries around the world. The bot was announced onstage at F8, Facebook's annual ...and more »