Just take a look at the You Tube bot on Telegram -- Telegram is a rival instant messaging app -- which can let anyone easily share one of their favorite viral videos while chatting with friends or relatives.
None of Facebook's current bots are artificially intelligent.
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Their developers give you the buttons to press with your finger, too, because fingers are often better.
The problem is that Facebook's bots (unlike those on Kik, Telegram, etc.) are masquerading as something they are .
They're computer programs that live inside instant-messaging services like Facebook Messenger, Kik, Telegram, and Skype that help you shop and answer questions. Even this dumb CNN bot (see image) was still smart enough to send me a reminder about the Clinton/Sanders debate yesterday evening.
There is a lot of science in Ava and Kyoko, the sexually capable robots in the movie Ex Machina, for example.
Concepts raised in the film include the Turing Test and the Mary’s room thought experiment of ANU’s Frank Jackson, among others.
This allows the user to access their skills and source out a creation site that suits their skill set.