This month at Facebook F8, the annual developers conference, they announced their Messenger Platform (Beta) with bots and Send/Receive APIs.  A bot, in this case is a chat bot or message bot, and is best described as a computer program that can simulate intelligent conversation using textual methods.  The launch of the new Facebook API’s enable businesses to deploy message bots to answer questions from customers through the Facebook messenger interface.  It is a great move by Facebook and will no doubt make communication between consumers and businesses easier than ever. Chat bots however, are nothing new, they have been around for … Continue reading “Facebook Announces Bots for Facebook Messenger”

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April 25, 2016 07:29 PM | COMMENTS (0) |

There’s a long-standing sports analogy common all around the world that goes something like this: “if you stand still, you will get caught”. In short this means you cannot rest on your laurels; if you’re successful during one season, it is essential to build on this momentum and success to excel in the next! Failure to do so can result in the following season being particularly underwhelming. We are sure you sports fans have an example in mind! Certain members of the Mblox Team certainly do… The same analogy is applicable in many walks of life, including business. Look at … Continue reading “2016: Atlas? Check. New Website? Check…”

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April 20, 2016 02:24 AM | COMMENTS (0) |

You don’t have to understand the mechanics of SMS to be able to send SMS, but having some basic understanding under your belt is valuable, it is much like car ownership, understanding the basics makes you an informed consumer. One of the must-know basics of SMS messaging is routing, and in telecom there are three types. In this article we will explore the grey route in detail and briefly explain the other two types of routes white and black.   A white route is a legitimate route, fully sanctioned by the operator on which the subscriber you are sending to is served … Continue reading “Don’t Go Grey, It Doesn’t Pay!”

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