While it’s not a mirror return to the early days of instant messaging, it’s clear that blowing off steam with randoms in an environment that feels like an untrackable and totally private still holds a certain appeal for people (even if it’s just a mirage).
are super popular with kids and teens but they're not always safe.
Some track and collect user data -- including location -- for marketing purposes.
Now, a new Facebook Messenger bot attempts to recreate that stranger-induced high with Chatible, which facilitates a random conversation between anonymous parties.
Like most chatbots, a big part of Chatible’s appeal is that it’s already incorporated into a platform you already know.
I’ve already expressed my argument for why in two posts: one on how critical it is to find the right life partner and how seriously we should take that quest, and another on why going to bars is a terrible life experience.
The first step in ending up with the right person is meeting the right person, and for something so important in our lives, we’ve had for doing it efficiently and intelligently.
Kids love them because they offer richer multimedia experiences than regular SMS texting.