New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) Social networking giant Facebook today said it will launch ‘Discover’ tab in India, a feature on Messenger that allows users to find and browse bots and business Pages. Also Read - Facebook May Soon Launch Its First Smartwatch with Detachable Camera: Report
The ‘Discover’ tab was unveiled at Facebook’s F8 2017 conference earlier this year for the US market. Also Read - WhatsApp Voice Calls Now Available on Jio Phone, Other KaiOS-Based Feature Phones
“…after promising results in the US, we have decided to launch the Discover Tab in additional countries, including India,” Facebook said in a statement. Also Read - Facebook Alerts Delhi Police About a Man's Self-Harm Video, Gets Saved Just in Time
Users, upon tapping on the Discover icon on the lower right hand corner of the Messenger Home screen, can browse recently visited businesses, featured experiences and categories.
Messenger bots are used by businesses to send updates/communication to users on a variety of subjects. For example, if a user subscribes to a bot of a FMCG company, he/ she can get the latest news/updates and offers from the firm on Messenger.
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