In a major upgrade to the Slack platform, Slack introduces the concept of buttons to the chat UI. As Brian Leroux mentioned, "Buttons in Slack are powerful. The future might be strong AI but the present Hypercard world is super fun and productive."
Slack Product Boss April Underwood also spoke to Bloomberg TV about the launch.
One of the biggest announcements from WWDC (at least from the point of view of a chat bot developer) last week was the introduction of iMessage as a platform. With apps on iMessage and the iMessage App Store, Apple has taken its first steps in the conversational economy.
Politibot, a two-week-old Telegram bot, greets users who add it on the messaging app to keep up to date with Spain's upcoming general election on 26 June. It was launched on 9 June to coincide with the release of an important voter intention poll in the country, and it has since amassed some 6,089 users at the date of publication