Why is Facebook doing this?
“Bot” is the wrong name.. and why people who think they are silly are wrong.
Aaron Batalion
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Besides encouraging their users to run their life thru the FB Messenger platform (like how WeChat does in China), another huge opportunity could be some sort of intent bidding system based on users’ conversation. “Where should we go for dinner?” => have Yelp or OpenTable bid for the lead.