An army of chatbots will take over Facebook. Here’s why.

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They are here to help.

At 7 a.m. this morning, a robot told me the weather.

It wasn’t audible, although my phone chimed. It was The Weather Channel bot on the messaging app Kik. A message popped up, and then I asked for the forecast. I asked about the weather in Cupertino, and the robot balked. (You can only ask about local weather conditions.) So much for The Terminator taking over.

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