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Facebook’s ‘instant articles’ feature is coming to Messenger

July 15, 2016 Doug Demagistris

Facebook announced a feature it calls ‘instant articles’ a while back to help publishers connect to their readers faster through Facebook. Thousands later took advantage of it, keeping Facebook Messenger a bit left out. Just yesterday, Facebook announced that it will soon bring the functionality over to its Messenger app.

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Facebook’s Messenger bots get new features

July 4, 2016 Droid Turf

We’ve all heard about Facebook’s ‘Bot Messengers.’ Essentially, they’re AI-driven bots designed to allow interactions with businesses, products and services. Facebook’s aim is to simplify the process of say ordering a pizza for example, or maybe for buying a pair of shoes.

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Google improves the ‘direct reply’ feature on its Messenger app for Android N

June 20, 2016 Droid Turf

Google’s new ‘direct reply’ feature received a major improvement on Messenger with the release of the Android N Developer Preview 4. The feature now shows a mini conversation within the notification bar, rather than just a simple pop-up card.

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