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This is a preview of Business Insider Intelligence’s Connectivity & Tech coverage. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more insights like this with our Connectivity & Tech Pro coverage. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing banking news and analysis to your inbox. With messaging apps on the rise, chatbots are all the hype now. Chatbots are artificial intelligence systems that interact with users via messaging, text, or speech. Many are deployed on chatbot platforms such as Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, WeChat, Slack, or text messages. Facebook’s expansion with Facebook Messenger has been giving businesses the opportunity to better reach their target audience through different APIs, and chatbots are becoming a necessity in certain industries. Despite the complexity of artificial intelligence used to pick content and context from conversations with users, there are a number of platforms and frameworks available to build a sophisticated chatbot . The ease and accessibility to build a customizable bot alongside the increased usage of messaging apps only proves the growth and strength that will push the chatbot industry forward.