Facebook's M personal chatbot assistant is going away

But it's keeping the “M Suggestions” feature that pops up in Messenger chats. [Read More]

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The M bot, first announced in August 2015 and still in beta, will be shut down on Jan. 19, the company said Monday.
The response was then reviewed by human contractors to see if the software generated answers that were on the right track.
#Facebook has had contractors available for the M bot 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
While the virtual assistant service is going away, #Facebook is keeping its "M Suggestions" feature, which grew out of some of the insights learned by the M project.
#Facebook is also shutting down its M bot just as its competitors are ramping up their own digital helpers.

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#Facebook is shutting down its M bot just as its competitors are ramping up their own digital helpers. Both #Amazon and #Google are trying to get their Virtual Assistants, into the hands and homes of more users. #AI #VPA #Chatbot #NLP #NLU #Trend

Source: Cnet