Facebook hopes to replace your smartphone apps with THIS new Messenger feature

GETTY Facebook announced major changes to its Messenger app, including the addition of chatbotsFacebook announced some major changes to its Messenger app during the firm’s annual F8 developer conference in San Francisco last night. The social network has opened up its Messenger app to developers to create chatbots – automated programs that help users communicate with businesses and carry out tasks such as online purchases. While chatbots have existed in some form for years, they have recently become a hot topic in the tech business as advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning make them far more capable and potentially able to assume a key role in the way customers communicate with businesses. By allowing customers to make quick purchases via chatbots, Facebook could replace the need to download and…


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