Yahoo has instigated four latest analytically-driven applets to Facebook Messenger to aid the users gain news, stock market trends, weather forecasts. The fourth applet is a pet monkey, in case that you desire for on Facebook Messenger instead of your friends. This Yahoo Messenger applet can be construct on iOS and Android by searching for @YahooFinance, @YahooNews, @YahooWeather or @MonkeyPet.
Yahoo Finance will let the users to search for the latest news and information of the stock market. It has also added the “games” to the Finance applet. The applet will update the users with the trending stories, news articles and to search the news reports.
Yahoo Weather applet will provide you weather updates. The Monkey Pet is an applet where you can “send as many emojis as your heart desires” says Yahoo and the most interesting thing is that this ‘virtual pet’ will shares selfies from its ‘travels’. Facebook declared this year that it was opening up applets for the businesses only this year across the world. The app will offer niche.
Facebook’s idea with applets is to let the users do everything from the Facebook Messenger app. But the only problem with such kind of technology is that they will lead to spamming users with messages. The fact is that facebook is not the only one who is taking the initiative for the applets. Google and Microsoft have both admitted that applets are the future.