Keep up with the latest bot news. Our curated chatbot news articles help you stay on top of the newest trends in the fast-moving world of chatbots.
Popular Bots to Follow on Twitter in 2019
June 12, 2019
Twitter's easy-access API allows even beginner programmers to create bots in pretty much any modern coding language. Check out our top most popular bots on Twitter that can that can autonomously tweet, retweet, reply, and even Direct Message.
6 Chatbot Communities to Join in 2019
June 7, 2019
Bots are a hot topic right now. There are many growing communities where you can share your chatbots, discover new chatbots, learn how to use new tools, compare frameworks, and keep up with discoveries. We've put together a list of our six favorites for bot developers and bot enthusiasts alike to explore.
What to Expect at SuperBot 2019
April 2, 2019
This year’s SuperBot is on track to be even bigger and better than before. We have a great line-up of speakers from a wide variety of companies.
You’ve Heard of AI. What about Anti-AI?
March 21, 2019
AI is broken. Aside from a few excellent use cases, it seems to be all about the hype. But, believe it or not, the Anti-AI movement is here to save AI.
What Is the Future of Bots?
December 26, 2018
Chatbots, or bots, are powerful tools that can help companies develop marketing research and enhance user engagement. This is a great time to take a look at the future of bots and to explore how they can enhance existing tech and boost sales.
Human or Bot? Can You Tell the Difference?
September 25, 2018
Humans interact with chatbots online all the time, and the rise of AI makes it more and more difficult to discern whether you’re dealing with a bot or a person. Can you tell the difference? People often don’t care who (or what) they’re conversing with—as long as they get their questions answered quickly.
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Bots Against Slavery
September 4, 2018
See how Seattle Against Slavery is fighting sex trafficking with chatbots that pose as sex trafficking victims and that interact directly with the buyers.
12 Bots to Integrate in Slack Today
August 28, 2018
Slack is a growing platform for productivity and entertainment bots. Learn more about 12 popular bots you can add to your Slack today to share statistics, create polls, set meetings, connect withe new colleagues, and have some fun with gifs.
8 Lessons We Learned from the World’s Most Famous Bots
August 21, 2018
New bots are built on the success of famous bots like ELIZA, A.L.I.C.E., and Jabberwacky. Keep in mind these 8 lessons other developers have learned from the original chatbots: create emotional connection, use NLP, map the user journey, solve pain points, and building conversational skills.
Feeling Lonely? These Chatbots Will Keep You Company
August 14, 2018
Humans are creating AI chatbots to keep other humans company. It all started with ELIZA in 1966. Learn about how people are connecting with the best chatbots for relationship and life advice, clever conversation, in the midst of insomnia, and when battling Alzheimer's and dementia.
Designing Personality: How Bots Express Themselves Through Language
August 7, 2018
Learn how to design essential chatbot personality components like consistency, distinct voice, humor, conversational cues and pauses, and unique interests that are improving user experience and engagement with your chatbots.
Serverless Computing Simplifies Chatbot Maintenance
July 10, 2018
Hosting technology has gone from data centers to cloud computing and now to “serverless,” function-based computing. Here’s a look at the history of web hosting and what this bright future means for bot development in particular.
What’s new in the world of chatbots? If you feel like the answer to that question changes every day, you’re right. All over the world, bot developers are experimenting and innovating with different kinds of chatbots. By staying informed about the most important chatbot news, you can find out what those innovations entail and then steer your bot-building efforts—and your organization—in the right direction.
Not so long ago, chatbots could only perform simple, predefined tasks. However, with the advancement of artificial intelligence (AI) and its component technologies, like machine learning and natural language processing (NLP), today’s bots are surprisingly capable.
Our bot news articles keep you informed about all of the exciting implications of these technologies. We’ve covered topics from bot personality design, which enables bots to behave and sound like actual humans, to exciting chatbot use cases, like in-office productivity and financial services. And we’re exploring new chatbot discoveries all the time.
What’s certain is that, without a keen understanding of the new ways that developers are using chatbots, you’ll have a lot of catching up to do when it comes to developing your own. After all, you want your bot to hold its own against competing services—especially when your employer is investing in chatbots to pursue tangible business goals. What’s more, you want your bot to stand out. You want it to meet users’ needs in an engaging, effective way so that they spread the word and continue to activate your bot.
When you keep up with bot news, you can do just that. You save the time and the energy of creating “new” features that others have already fleshed out. Not only that, it connects you to new opportunities and audiences that are underserved by the current generation of chatbots. You can build a new kind of bot that does meet those users’ needs and that carves out a solid niche.
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