1. Please don't call them Facebook chatbots, says Facebook's bot boss

    Please don't call them Facebook chatbots, says Facebook's bot boss

    F8 2017 Facebook all but admitted the failure of chatbots last month – with the announcement that developers building Messenger bot can hide text input boxes and offer menu-driven conversations instead. Chatbots were billed by some as the new user interface for apps: rather than tap on icons and swipe through screens, you tell the software what you want, and it reacts accordingly.

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    1. If you look at apps and the app market right now, if you're not launching something that's going to get daily use, it's not going to be successful. People will use it once and forget it. As an app developer, it's extremely hard to get distribution right now.
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