Meta offers Chatbots with a Personal Touch — Thoughts on Tech & Things

Meta’s showing everyone it’s got some serious AI muscle with genuinely interactive chatbots, all building on Meta’s AI models like Llama and EMU for video editing. Now, the much-anticipated Meta AI characters have arrived, complete with unique personalities, ready for a chit-chat about anything that’s on your mind. 

But hold onto your hats, because here’s the wild part:

“In addition, the company said more of its AI characters will support search powered by Bing and it will begin experimenting with “long-term memory” in several — meaning, the characters will learn and remember your conversation when it’s over.”

We’re stepping out of the ephemeral chat bubble and into a world where recollections create connections. Long-term memory in chatbots? It’s a brave new world of continuity and context, folks.