Facebook Messenger is looking into increasing users’ opportunities for interaction.
Using data from users’ Facebook profiles—e.g., interests, events, recent interactions or music playlists—bots will generate conversation topics and post them in your Messenger feed.
In its testing phase, here’s how conversation topics appears:
These conversation starters appear to rely on Messenger’s connection to Facebook’s larger social network. It references things your friends have done lately including where they’ve been or events they plan to attend.
Suggested topics might include things like the songs a friend just listened to on a music streaming service, or an event they’ve indicated they’ve said they’re interested via Facebook Events.