Facebook Messenger Platform gets updated: here’s what you need to know

Tamar Weinberg on
  • Categories: Channel: Social Media Marketing, Facebook: Messenger, Social Media Marketing
  • In a little over two months since Facebook Messenger Platform was launched, the bot app landscape has changed pretty significantly. According to an update provided by Facebook’s David Marcus, Vice President of Messaging Products, the platform is attracting brands and businesses throughout, with more than 11,000 bots having been launched and more then 23,000 developers expressing interest for Wit.ai’s bot engine.

    But there’s more. As a result of the ongoing feedback from these developers, Facebook has launched a new blog for Messenger Platform developers, as well as an update to its Messenger Platform. Below are the features now being offered:

    All updated Messenger Platform functionality and information can be seen on the Facebook developer hub.

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    Tamar Weinberg
    Tamar Weinberg is a professional hustler and author of The New Community Rules: Marketing on The Social Web. She blogs about all things tech, productivity, and social media customer success at Techipedia. She can be found on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, among other sites.