What does Facebook’s M mean for the ‘mobile personal assistant’ industry?

In the last few days of August, 2015, Facebook created a minor stir with the launch of its personal assistant bot called ‘M’. So, what is M? David Marcus, who heads messaging products at Facebook, says, “M is a personal digital assistant, inside of Messenger, that completes tasks and finds information on your behalf. It’s powered by artificial intelligence that’s trained and supervised by people.” M can be used for purchasing items, getting gifts delivered, booking restaurants, making travel arrangements, appointments, and more. The biggies Facebook’s launch of M puts it right up there with Apple’s Siri, Google Now and Cortona for Windows. The big four have been working on improving their AI (Artificial Intelligence) competency and trying to get the results out in the mainstream. While technology has the…


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