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SportsCafe uses Facebook bots to deliver content

Users can also get a quick summary of articles on the messenger through bot

Dasarath  |  Hyderabad 

Bengaluru-based media and gaming start-up SportsCafe, which has raised an angel round of Rs 1.25 crore from multiple investors, on Wednesday said it was using Facebook bots as a way to promote its content and was the only news portal in the country to develop a Facebook bot. Facebook's messenger platform enables developers to build custom bots on it. In less than 4 months after the announcing the launch of the platform in April, about 11,000 bots have been released on Facebook though very few in India, according to the promoters of SportsCafe. "Currently, there are ...

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First Published: Thu, August 11 2016. 20:22 IST
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