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AIM Users Get New Bot Buddies

Nov 17, 2005, 6:00 AM
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AOL Wednesday added two new buddies to the lists of every AIM user: a pair of chatbots, MovieFone and ShoppingBuddy, which can provide automated responses to users via instant messages about movie times and gift-buying recommendations. The MovieFone chatbot is sponsored by AOL's own MovieFone, and the ShoppingBuddy bot is sponsored by the Gap.

--Shankar Gupta

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