Meta* plans to launch II “characters” in its services in September

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Summarize this content to 100 words Meta* intends to launch “characters” – chatbots with “personalities” on its platforms. They will appear on all the company’s services, including Facebook and Instagram, next month, reports the Financial Times. According to the FT’s insider information, the chatbots will have different “personalities”: yes, one will give travel recommendations “surfer-style” and another will speak like Abraham Lincoln. This information is consistent with an earlier insider Alessandro Paluzzi that in June reported about the “Communication with AI” feature found in Instagram**. According to it, chatbots will be able to answer questions, give advice and help users write messages. Users will be able to familiarize themselves with “30 AI personalities and choose which one they like best.”The head of Meta*, Mark Zuckerberg, announced plans to introduce AI “characters” into the company’s products in February. “Longer term, our focus will be on developing characters that help people in different ways,” Zuckerberg wrote. “We’re exploring options for working with text (such as WhatsApp chat and Messenger), images (Instagram creative filters** and different ad formats), as well as video and multimodal capabilities.”Meta Platforms*, as well as Facebook** and Instagram** owned by it:*recognized as an extremist organization, its activities are prohibited in Russia;** prohibited in Russia.

Meta* plans to launch II “characters” in its services in September

Meta* intends to launch “characters” – chatbots with “personalities” on its platforms. They will appear on all the company’s services, including Facebook and Instagram, next month, reports the Financial Times.

According to the FT’s insider information, the chatbots will have different “personalities”: yes, one will give travel recommendations “surfer-style” and another will speak like Abraham Lincoln.

This information is consistent with an earlier insider Alessandro Paluzzi that in June reported about the “Communication with AI” feature found in Instagram**. According to it, chatbots will be able to answer questions, give advice and help users write messages. Users will be able to familiarize themselves with “30 AI personalities and choose which one they like best.”

The head of Meta*, Mark Zuckerberg, announced plans to introduce AI “characters” into the company’s products in February.

“Longer term, our focus will be on developing characters that help people in different ways,” Zuckerberg wrote. “We’re exploring options for working with text (such as WhatsApp chat and Messenger), images (Instagram creative filters** and different ad formats), as well as video and multimodal capabilities.”

Meta Platforms*, as well as Facebook** and Instagram** owned by it:
*recognized as an extremist organization, its activities are prohibited in Russia;
** prohibited in Russia.

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