Today, Facebook’s Vice President of Messaging Products David Marcus has announced a new service called M.

M is designed to be your personal assistant, which you can use to ask for recommendations such as gift ideas or restaurants to visit when you’re traveling.

Currently in testing, M also helps users send shipments and book appointments.

To start, you can message M like you would any other Messenger contact. Give your requests and M will ask followup questions as necessary.

The announcement was made through a Facebook post.

Today we’re beginning to test a new service called M. M is a personal digital assistant inside of Messenger that…

Posted by David Marcus on Wednesday, 26 August 2015