S., attracting over 79.3 million adult (18 ) users with a 44 percent reach across mobile devices.
Regardless, it’s clear there are multiple options for chatbot developers to leverage their product on an existing platform. We’ll continue to measure the traction of messaging apps and chatbots and report on the winning (and declining) messaging platforms and chatbot services.
And even more tellingly, the development of a robust and successful chatbot ecosystem could have a profound effect on the acquisition market, as Internet and media giants seek to integrate “default chatbots” into their existing apps and platforms. Hannu Verkasalo has founded, built and sold several companies in the digital space.
Hi Popa, I’m REALLY waiting for the breakthrough of adult chatbots.
I believe they could lead a way for ‘professional’ (i.e.
non adult) chatbots, like the industry showed the way. It’s free for owners of adullt chatbots and it’s already ranked quite OK in the seach engine, but so far, it’s really silent on this website.
Our computer chatbot Do-Much More won the 2009 Loebner Prize competition, widely regarded as the World Championship for conversational software.On the other hand, for vertically focused chatbots, other platforms might be more appropriate; partnerships with existing mobile apps like Trip Advisor or might be better options for travel-related chatbots, for example.But should these more focused apps build their own chatbots into their apps, or do they want to open up doors for developers as Line or Facebook have done? For fledgling chatbot developers, Facebook Messenger’s 900 million global users and 79.3 million U. users is a very tempting platform to help gain instant market traction.But chatbot companies must also remember the cautionary tale of Zynga, whose early games heavily relied on Facebook for discovery, engagement, and distribution.When Facebook terminated that relationship, it contributed to the demise of Zynga’s status as a startup darling.Join the web Turing Contest and vote for which chatterbot you think is truly the most intellectually advanced.