Facebook Adds Chatbots For Businesses, Plus The Tools To Block Them
The new chatbot API may be opening users up to a whole new kind of spamming on the site.By Leah Becerra | April 13, 2016
Facebook is where you go to share photos, opinions, news and more. For businesses, though, the site is becoming a way to interact with you — and potentially spam you.
Tuesday at its F8 developer conference, Facebook showed off a new tool that businesses will probably love to annoy you with: chatbot API.
This means businesses can now develop chatbots that talk to you on Messenger using a little AI and some natural language processing.