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Facebook tests personal digital assistant in Messenger

Thursday 27 August 2015 | 09:20 CET | News
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Facebook said it's started testing a new personal digital assistant called M. Part of Facebook Messenger, the text-based service M can complete tasks and find information for the user. It's powered by artificial intelligence that's trained and supervised by people, said David Marcus, Facebook's head of messaging products, in a post on the social network. He noted that unlike other AI-based services in the market, M can complete tasks on the user's behalf. It can purchase items, get gifts delivered and book restaurants, travel arrangements and appointments. The user tells M to buy a gift, then

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