The Dumb Bots One of the major reasons why chatbots fail is their inability to understand the context.
They simply don’t get it if someone is being sarcastic.
The start-up tried two-three other third party bots but the accuracy level was almost similar of around 80 per cent.
It used the bot for around six months before withdrawing it around November last year.
Although the terms ML and AI are not correctly understood and used, it’s hard to believe that chatbots are just a ‘fad’.
With The Chatbot ecosystem spreads across several major platforms — Slack, Facebook Messenger, Kik, Skype, We Chat and LINE, however for the purpose of this article, I’ll be focusing on Facebook Messenger.
has proclaimed: “The end of apps is here…” Tech Crunch, Mashable, Venture Beat, and others also shared their belief that mobile applications as we know them are a dying breed. We’re experiencing the transformation of well-known messengers like Telegram, Slack, Skype, and Facebook Messenger into chatbot platforms.
Today, these resemble smart AI-powered assistants that can help us with many tasks, all within one application.
Microsoft stifled its chatbot Tay in March last year after it turned ‘racist’; in February this year, Facebook’s chatbots too, on its messenger platform, 70 per cent of the time failed to ‘understand users’.
And there were few cases in the world where these freaks of artificial intelligence, natural language processing and machine learning technologies wreak inconvenience on consumers.
All of these bots are available 24/7, so you can reach out to them anytime you need information on a new restaurant or just want to know how big the universe is.