Facebook, the social networking giant, has declared that it will be launching out in India the Discover tab. Discover tab is a new function in Messenger that makes it probable for users to browse and find business Pages and bots. This will be a steady launch, claimed the firm to the media in a statement.
You can locate the icon of Discover on the right hand lower corner of the Home screen for Messenger. This function will allow users browse lately visited businesses, categories and featured experiences, with the later two segments rotated and expanded out on a normal basis. Facebook claimed that both the bots & Pages as well as the featured unit in the different categories are revitalized regularly.
The Discover tab operates with new Messenger parametric codes, where users can scan the codes via the camera of the Messenger and connect to their favorite businesses and brands. Facebook, in the Messenger app, also included chat extensions that permit various users to chat at the same time with the same business.
Lately, Facebook rolled out Messenger Platform 2.1. This platform comes with new aspects targeted at brands and developers, and is developed to assist them reach more potential users. The new aspects comprise in-built processing of natural language along with payments SDK. It also has a worldwide beta that is claimed to be instrumental in toggling between humans and bots on Messenger. Wit.ai, a firm that Facebook obtained in 2015, will be offering Natural Language Processing (NLP) technique for Messenger.
Even though Wit.ai has always been making available NLP to developers, in Messenger Platform 2.1, it will be accessible as an inbuilt feature that will also notice common phrases and words such as “bye,” “hello,” and “thanks” along with location, date & time, phone number, amount of money, and email addresses. As soon as the bot notices such types of messages from users, it will mechanically send an acknowledgment on the Messenger.
Well, let us see if the new feature of Discover tabs will be a success for the social media behemoth or not. Stay tuned!!!