Facebook challenges developers in the Middle East and Africa to create the smartest Bots for Messenger
|Developers, in teams of up to three people, are invited to create bots in three categories: gaming and entertainment; productivity and utility; and social good|
|JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, February 15, 2017/ — Facebook (www.Facebook.com) is challenging developers across the Middle East and Africa to create innovative bots in the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge. This aligns with Facebook’s commitment to promote innovation in the Middle East and Africa by providing developers and start-ups with the tools they need to build, grow, monetize, and measure products and services.
Facebook grew out of a hacker culture and thrives by promoting innovation on new platforms. That’s why Facebook is launching the Bots for Messenger Challenge, a contest to recognize and reward developers who are able to create the most innovative new bots on Messenger.
Developers, in teams of up to three people, are invited to create bots in three categories: gaming and entertainment; productivity and utility; and social good.