Messenger

Facebook

This Facebook Messenger Chatbot Tells You a Short Story

The short story LOST examines a new form of interactive storytelling that uses a chatbot.
Grennan Milliken
12.22.16
short circuit

Why The First Wave of Chat Bots Are a Bit of a Mess

The promise of chat bots on platforms like Facebook Messenger is clear, but it may be a while before we figure out what does and doesn’t work.
Nicholas Deleon
4.15.16
short circuit

Facebook Messenger Is the New Facebook

Facebook used its f8 developer conference to lay out its vision for Messenger.
Nicholas Deleon
4.12.16
short circuit

Facebook Takes on Snapchat (Again) With Self-Destructing Messages

It’s testing a new feature in Messenger so users can send messages that disappear after an hour.
Rachel Pick
11.12.15
Facebook

Facebook's Personal Assistant Is Real, and You Can Talk to It Like a Friend

"It's powered by artificial intelligence that's trained and supervised by people."
Matthew Braga
8.26.15
News

It’s 2015, and Yahoo Just Introduced a Messaging App Called Livetext

It’s video calling, but without sound.
Nicholas Deleon
7.29.15
nasa

The Last Dispatch of a Doomed Spacecraft

The MESSENGER orbiter discovered the age of Mercury’s magnetic field as it spiraled to its death.
Becky Ferreira
5.7.15
News

Why We Love To Anthropomorphize Spaceships

Thursday, the Mercury MESSENGER orbiter became the latest spaceship to live tweet its own death. We’re such suckers for that schtick.
Becky Ferreira
5.1.15
News

The First Spacecraft To Orbit Mercury Will Die Today, Alone

After years of studying the planet’s craters, MESSENGER is about to become one.
Becky Ferreira
4.30.15
Motherboard Blog

Surprisingly, There's Water on Mercury

But that doesn't mean anything will be living there any time soon.
Amy Shira Teitel
11.30.12