Japanese messaging service Line announced on Thursday a personal assistant, called Clova, in the mold of Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri. The app will communicate to Asian users through hundreds of different screens, including an Echo-like speaker. Line will bundle its messaging service, which integrates payment, ridesharing, and shopping, and Naver’s search platform into Clova. […]
In which Facebook follows the Asian chat giant Line.
They’re a lot like those first mastered by Asian messenger apps.
You shouldn’t feel forced to relinquish your messaging data to Facebook.