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⚡️ Facebook’s “bot pause” is officially over, you can now create new bots just as before. In addition, the platform announced its intention to open a new dating service and build a tool to allow users delete their Facebook browsing data.
🗣 Microsoft’s social chatbot in China Xiaolce, is making a breakthrough in natural conversation by better understanding people’s emotional as well as intellectual needs.
🕵️ The French government is building its own encrypted messenger service to ease fears that foreign entities could spy on private conversations between top officials.
💼 Google is “pausing” work on Allo, a smart messaging app, in order to put its resources into the adoption of RCS.
🕺 This chatbot could help you become Instagram famous by predicting the success of your next post.
📱 The Iranian government has officially released Soroush, a mobile messaging app, in a bid to encourage users abandon the currently banned Telegram messenger.
🔐 Japanese messaging giant Line is planning to create a custom blockchain to support decentralized apps for its platform.
💰 The United Kingdom is planning a big investment in artificial intelligence technologies in a deal worth about $1.3 billion.
🔑 Twitter advised all 330 million users to change passwords after bug exposed them in plain text.