CNN, one of the first news orgs on a major bot platform, launches on Kik

Back in April when Microsoft and Facebook became the biggest tech giants to open their chat app platforms to developers and businesses, CNN was one of the first news organization to launch a chatbot on Facebook Messenger.

Today CNN joined the Kik Bot Shop, one of the first news organizations to do so.

When using the CNN bot, you can choose to read top stories or stories by topic, but the goal is to train the CNN bot to be smarter. The more you choose stories you like, the smarter the bot gets about your preferences are and what you want to read. Choose “Save” to tell the bot what you like. Choose the “Next” button to skip stories you don’t care to read. Read more

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