Facebook is one of the widely used social media platforms. Facebook chat was earlier used to have personal and group conversations which were similar to Whatsapp. Later Facebook made a standalone app called Facebook Messenger instead of Facebook chat. Messenger is currently used by over a billion people in 2017. Previously Facebook introduced ‘Messenger bots’ to help brands and individuals create services which could help the people.
Brands could make bots which could increase their sales, while some can make a bot to increase traffic on their websites. Messenger bots are just like the other chat bots available online, but with Messenger bots, the page owner has complete control over the bot.
What is a Facebook Messenger Bot?
As the name suggests ‘Facebook Messenger Bot‘ this works with artificial intelligence and helps you be updated with various information automatically. You can ask questions, facts and much more. Once you open a chatbot it would start working automatically on the way it is being programmed. You can get details and information regarding various fields such as latest news, tech, sports, culture and much more on the Facebook Messenger itself. As you reply it check the keyword and answers depending on them.
With these tools, you would be updated with the latest information and news across the world. You don’t need to go through Facebook feed always you can check out these messenger bots. If you set alerts then it would notify you whenever there are some updates or news.
How to use Facebook Messenger Bots?
You need to have Facebook Messenger app on your mobile phone in order use the messenger bots. If you are using Facebook from your laptop/PC then you need to open messenger.com or click on the Messages on the Facebook’s title bar next to Friend Request and select ‘See all in Messenger‘.
- Go to the search tab on the messenger and check out for any messenger bot such as Fynd.
- Click on Fynd and a chat box would appear.
- Select ‘Get Started‘ now you can see Fynd interacting with you.
This is an intelligent fashion transaction bot, where you can name the attire and you can find results related to it. The Artifical Intelligence would search the keyword and would display you the results related to it.
The AI is very well developed which could give emoji outputs in case the search result fails and appropriate result if the result is found. The AI would ask you to select the options and give more results. For instance, there is View Product, Show Similar and similar options on Fynd.
Here are some more Messenger Bots
The Wall Street Journal
This is a messenger bot where you can enable alerts to get the latest news and alerts. You can get the news of various events happening across the world. It covers news from various fields such as technology, sports, and politics etc.
theScore is a sports chatbot which would enlist the teams just by getting your country and location. You can look for NBA, NHL, NFL, football, hockey, and cricket etc. With this chatbot, you get to know the scores from match happening across the world.
This is an e-commerce chatbot which you can use to order flowers in a much simpler when compared to their website. The combination of digital technology and physical logistics helps in better sales.
This is a fashion related site which has a chatbot to assist you regarding series of fashion and attires. You just need to choose the option and the chatbot would be providing the results on basis of it. This also has visual graphics to look into the designs, colors, looks of the dresses.
This is a very helpful chatbot which would connect you to the doctors to clear all your doubts cleared. You can get a consultation from the network of 100,000 doctors in over 141 specialties. This AI bot is available 24/7 and can provide appropriate answers to your queries.
This is similar to The Wall Street Journal where you can get the news and latest updates across the world. There are various categories from which you can pick, to get news related to it.
This is an ideal app for people who travel a lot. You may leave for hiking and come across dark clouds and a monsoon day. Instead, you can try Poncho which tells you the weather report for a particular area from the city name or Zip code to get even more precisely.
Memes are the best way to kill time if you got some free time. There are a lot of websites and Facebook pages to look for memes. But MemeGenerator Bot would look for an appropriate meme on the keyword you type. It would ask you to enter the top and bottom text of the meme.
Check out some more Messenger bots: Hello Jarvis, Assist, Uber, KLM Airlines, Zork and much more.Messenger Bots are fun and interactive with visual graphics. You can use them all day to gain information, score updates of a match, look for a dress and much more.