One year Mica, the Hipster Cat Bot — Meow with 250.000 users

One year ago on May 2nd 2016 we released Mica, the Hipster Cat Bot on Facebook Messenger — only a few days after Facebook announced that they are going to open their platform for chatbots.

One year Mica, the Hipster Cat Bot

After launching on Facebook, Mica was also released on Skype, Telegram, Kik and Viber and is available in Beta for WeChat, Slack, Alexa and Line.

We would like to share some insights into what happened during the first year of Mica:

Growth!

Google Analytics: 250.000 users within a year

Lots of Meows

The Botbarcamp.wien was a two day event about chatbots, bots, AI, Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Virtual Assistants, IoT/VR-bots end of April in Vienna

Lots of Features

  • Mica is now fluent in Emojis, so when you post a burger emoji, she sends you burger places in your last city
  • Mica analyses audio and image input and responds accordingly. So when you post a picture of your cat at home whe says “Oh, how nice, a cat!”
  • Mica sends funny cat facts such as: As child Nikola Tesla was inspired to understand the secrets of electricity after being shocked by static electricity from his beloved cat, Macak.

…to name just a few.

Lots of channels

Lots of bot

Lots left to explore

Chat with me on https://hipstercatbot.com

Senior Software Engineer, Public Speaker, Founder of Women And Code

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