"[W]e are currently pausing app review, which means there will be no new bots/experiences added to the platform while we review our policies and make necessary adjustments."
What does this mean? Good news is bots that are currently connected to business pages will not be affected. However, If for any reason you choose to disconnect an existing bot from a page, it will not be possible to reconnect during this period.
Although Facebook has not announced how long the pause of app review process will last, we are told it is only temporary and should not last more than a couple of weeks.
A great read, and good reminder that when it comes to Bots, ML, NLP, all that--it’s a means to an end. The end being 1:1 personalized relationships at scale. Despite being an over 40 year old company, Innovation is certainly in bloom at 1-800 Flowers…
This article gives us goosebumps. It touches on a REALLY interesting way to look at the interaction between humanity and the possibilities of AI--manifested in the use of one’s hands. Hands are one of the most deeply human characteristics, what separates us from most species. Only natural that what makes mobile (and as a result chatbots) so powerful is having the internet--the world--literally at our fingertips. But now, as this article explains in the context of how surgeons cannot use their hands once scrubbed in, voice lets us go beyond the confines of what’s digitally accessible with our digits (see what we did there?). Feels like the closest thing to telepathy, like magic.