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Chatbot Challenge for Messenger open for Middle East and Africa,

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Recently we  deployed  chatfuel a chatbot on our Facebook page , to help us communicate in case we are off the office for a couple of minutes or  hours or the weekend, I cant lie thats a tool each company should have to help ease the communication interaction between clients and the company.

The rise of this kind of chatbot AI has been on the rise, and now Facebook has seen the potential in this kind of development,  Just a couple of hours I was testing the Kudi Payment chatbot, really got facsinated about it and its plans  on expansion.

The company announce earlier  “the chatbot  Challenge is a contest to recognise and reward developers who are able to create the most innovative and fascinating bots on Messenger.”

Well, this is not just open to any category, as we know each competion has its Rules : the categories availavle are

1. Gaming and Entertainment
2. Productivity and Utility
3. Social Good

“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.”

Interested Applicants can join the Facebook group  to gain more insight.

The Finalist are entitled to good prizes you know what I mean This is Facebook

Finalist Teams

From each region (i) Middle East and North Africa; and

(ii) Sub-Saharan Africa, 30 finalist teams (10 from each category) will win a Gear VR and mobile phone, one hour of Facebook mentorship, and up to $40,000 USD in tools and services from FbStart, a Facebook program designed to help early stage mobile startups build and grow their bots.

Note: All student teams or indivdiual student entrants who make it to the finals will win an additional $2,000 USD (students will be verified against their registration via their government accredited school email accounts).

Runner Up Teams

For each region (i) Middle East and North Africa; and (ii) Sub-Saharan Africa; 3 runner up teams (1 from each category) will win $10,000 USD and 3 months of Facebook mentorship (1 hour per month).

Winning Teams

For each region (i) Middle East and North Africa; and (ii) Sub-Saharan Africa; 3 winning teams (1 from each category) will win $20,000 USD and 3 months of Facebook mentorship (1 hour per month).

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