During its evolution, this tool has been the first one to feature user-friendly interfaces, robust natural language processing, typed sentence construction and a plethora of words which can be used for building artificial intelligence applications. It was not even as long ago that it was introduced on the Internet. Today, it has become one of the most popular platforms for building chatbots.
Social networking sites are rapidly expanding, and in these sites you have various profiles; the Messenger platform was created to provide people with a web-based platform where they can interact, communicate and get updates without worrying about spamming or other unnecessary information. You have to build your own chatbot for Messenger, so you can reach a wider audience through this platform.
Whether youre a beginner, an experienced developer or an expert in business AI development, Facebook Chatbot is the best platform for building chatbots. Chatbots are most of the time forms of applications which are considered to be a breakthrough in communication technology.
If youre looking for a platform to build your chatbot, then Messenger is the perfect platform for your chatbot. But before you go ahead and start coding it, you have to understand a few things first. Weve prepared this guide which will help you easily understand the basics of Messenger chatbot development.
The very first thing you have to do is to find a chat application, that you want to develop for Messenger. You have to make sure that the chat application uses standardized APIs which are compatible with the current version of Facebook Messenger.
Next, you have to visit the Facebooks developer website, and to check out all the available API documentation. For API Documentation, you have to check out all the tools listed on the website; and here, you will find detailed information on how to get started with APIs, how to use them effectively and on how to manipulate and develop your bot using them. After checking all these items, go to the official Facebook site and register a new account and to register for a new account, you have to give your permission.
On Facebooks Developer site, you have to sign up for an account and start registering your application to see the official API docs. After registering, you will have to fill out the same application form which is used by the team in development and for developing its applications. After completing the application form, you have to confirm your registration.
After this, the official website of Facebook will send an email to you; this email contains links to different Messenger application pages. On those pages, you have to browse through all the application pages, and see which application would be suitable for your chatbot. You will then get a chance to create a bot for Facebook Messenger, through the link in the email you got in your inbox.
After creating your Facebook bot, you have to give it the appropriate name and profile picture. You also have to link it to your Twitter account. In order to link your Twitter account, you will have to follow the instructions on the Facebook application page.
The next step after creating your bot is to put some images on your Messenger and on Facebook pages. After that, the next step is to prepare a Facebook application which you will be able to launch on your Messenger and to start talking with your bot. When you are ready, you can start opening the application, that will send your messages to your bot, as well as your friends.
You can now try launching the application; here, the application is going to be placed in a group, and you can tap on the app icon. This will bring you to a menu where you can start sending your messages. After that, you can tap on the app button again to send the message.
You can get acquainted with all the steps you need to follow in order to be able to develop a Messenger chatbot. You can also get all the necessary material on Facebook and the latest news and events about Facebook chatbots, which you can use for your own development.