Adult virtual chat bot
(This term and others are explained in our Apple user's tech jargon dictionary.) The UK Tech Weekly Podcast team discussed genocidal chatbots (don't worry, most chatbots are friendly! It starts at the 13-minute mark: Facebook sees huge potential in chatbots.
At its eighth developer conference, which took place in April, the firm launched an updated version of Messenger that integrates chatbots.
It supports text-to-text, text-to-speech, speech-to-text, and speech-to-speech communications.
It's a very human concept and has been used for millennia.
A visitor to your website simply chats with the virtual assistant (also called VA, virtual agent, or chatbot).
The natural language processing technology embedded in the chat bot enables it to not only understand the words, but also the customer intent.
If we weren't able to talk to each other, we'd struggle to get by in life.
Whether it be through written or spoken mediums, communication lets us make our thoughts and feelings known, whatever the context.
Chatbots are often designed to replicate the way a human would talk and communicate to make the experience as convincing as possible.