How bots influence our lifestyle?

date: 8 November 2016
reading time: 3 min

Chatbots are here and it seems like they aren’t leaving. Their vivid development was triggered at the beginning of 2016. So, being few months in, how useful bots really are?

Have you ever used chatbots? If yes, have you fully experienced their possibilities?

Chatbots may influence typical everyday activities in numerous ways. There’s a myriad of them on the market, usually working through popular messaging platforms like Facebook Messenger or Slack. You simply add them to your contact list and can enjoy their assistance.

And the best part is – it is truly possible to find the specific one that may cater to your needs.

What kinds of bots have recently been added to the market?

Shopping assistant bots

These kinds are there to be your private consumer assistant.

They ask you specific questions regarding the products that are available in a given shop, helping you to get all the features right. Sometimes, they are able to offer additional services. However, rarely do they let you pay on their own platform, usually directing to their mother site in order to finish the order.

Advisory or informative bots

Ever had a spontaneous idea to go on holidays? Let’s say you did – then you quickly must have looked for the destinations, checked your finances, possible pastime activities and of course the weather.

All this, and more, can be done swiftly on your phone with the help of chatbots. All you need to do is enter simple commands and wait a few seconds for the bot to process them.

And poof – you’ve got all the answers you need!

News bots

Do you want to know what’s going on in the world? If so, this kind of bot is definitely for you.

Instead of sitting in front of the TV or a computer, you can have all the data you need on your phone. Not only can you dig through recent happenings and top stories, you can also schedule reminders to get your daily dose of knowledge.

Personal bots

In the era of growth and innovation, we all wish to stand out in the crowd. Especially on this very competitive market.

Have you ever heard of CV bots? If not, yes, it is possible and may we say – very innovative. Not only does it show your set of skills, it also demonstrates your versatility and the ability to keep up with the newest trends.

As for now, bots are in the process of expanding. Some of them can still be restricted, however they are constantly offering more and more options. If you are still not convinced, start simple – download a weather bot. Why? Because everybody needs a conversation starter.

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