But some brands have managed to use them successfully to engage customers.Riding a wave of one such success story, beauty brand Sephora is launching two new chatbots on Facebook Messenger.When he saw an ad for the dating site Ashley Madison, which boasted 36 million members and the tagline, "Life is short, have an affair," he decided to check it out. Everyday, he received more of these come-ons — until he finally said, "Fuck it." "I'm like, ' Hey, all these women want to talk with me,'" he recalls. As anyone who's dated online knows, this is not entirely unusual. "I just figured they're not interested anymore," Russell says."' Let me go ahead and put in my credit card information.'"Russell paid 0 for 1,000 credits, which he could spend on sending replies or virtual gifts. After a few months of rejection, he didn't bother to log back on Ashley Madison again.
In other words, a chatbot can talk to a fan as if it was a human,” he says via email.Facebook unveiled its bots for Messenger Platform in April, allowing businesses to communicate with its users through chatbots (under certain parameters) right in an interface that billions of people already use.Even the White House Facebook page has a chatbot that walks people through the process of sending questions or feedback to President Obama.“Fifty Shades Darker” is officially out in theaters, and you know what that means: Groups of thirsty AF girls will gather into theaters across America, disguising their animalistic desires to watch soft-core porn on the big screen as a “fun gal's night out! Which is why this Christian Grey Facebook Messenger chatbot is AMAZING. I am unapologetic about the fact that “Fifty Shades” is a fun fantasy for me to slip into when I get sick of men in the real world.