Based on the same system Facebook uses to teach its own artificial intelligence M, developers can feed the Bot Engine sample conversations and it will learn how to handle similar conversations on its own.Chatbots have suddenly become the biggest thing in tech.
But if bots on Messenger succeed, Facebook could potentially allow chatbots on Whats App, which currently shuts them down. Facebook also plans to earn money by allowing businesses to send “Sponsored Messages” ads to people who’ve already voluntarily started a conversation with a business.
Advertisers can also buy “Click To Message” News feed ads that initiate a conversation with their bot.
Gone are the days where you have to go to Skype or other instant messenger apps in order to see and hear your peers.
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This confirms Tech Crunch’s scoops from January that Facebook was working with chatbot developers, and last week that a program for automated agents would launch at F8.