Siri, Cortana, Google Now, here comes FB Messenger’s M


It all started with Apple’s digital assistant Siri, then there was Microsoft’s Cortana along with Google’s Now, & now there’s Facebook’s M.

The social network Messenger app debuted its Artificial Intelligence-based assistant called M in the San Francisco, USA area, & immediately sent the Web into a tizzy. Inevitable comparisons are now being made between M & its soon-to-be-rivals.

The 1 area where M claims to be different is that it will be a combo of AI & human intelligence since a human team is said to be also ensuring, behind the scenes, that all queries get proper responses. It’s complicated, guys.


Facebook’s New Personal Assistant “M” Is Part Robot and … – Gizmodo

http://gizmodo.com Aug 26, 2015

Apple has Siri. Microsoft has Cortana. Google has Google Now. Now, Facebook is hopping on the AI assistant bandwagon with M. Not to be confused with fictional head of the MI6, M is a personal assistant baked right into …

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Facebook Testing Siri Competitor ‘M’ Inside Messenger App … – MacRumors

http://www.macrumors.com Aug 26, 2015 

Facebook today rolled out a new virtual assistant called “M” inside its Messenger app for a limited number of users in the Bay Area, reports…

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Facebook debuts Siri competitor ‘M’ built into Messenger … – 9to5Mac

http://9to5mac.com  Aug 26, 2015 

Facebook today confirmed previous rumors that it was developing a Messenger-based virtual assistant codenamed “Moneypenny.” The software was debuted today under the name “M,” and will be available in a very limited …

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Facebook’s Human-Powered Assistant May Just Supercharge AI – Wired

http://news.google.com  Aug 26, 2015 

That’s because Facebook designed the tool so that AI technology responds to these questions in tandem with humans. “The AI tries to do everything,” says Alex Lebrun, the founder …

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Facebook’s Siri-like personal assistant is called M, and it lives inside Messenger – The Verge

http://news.google.com Aug 26, 2015 

Facebook has launched its own personal assistant, and you’ll find it right inside an app you’re already using every day: Messenger. Today marks the …

 

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Facebook Announces ‘M’ Personal Assistant for Messenger | Crunch Report – TechCrunch

http://news.google.com  Aug 26, 2015

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Facebook testing personal digital assistant inside Messenger – Yahoo! Maktoob News

http://news.google.com Aug 26, 2015 

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc is testing a personal digital assistant called “M” within its Messenger service that can answer questions with live human help and …

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