First ever share trade made via Facebook Messenger

AJ Bell Youinvest has become the first DIY investment platform in the world to complete a live share trade using Facebook Messenger, purchasing £500 worth of Facebook shares on 25 May 2016.
In April 2016, Facebook launched its Messenger Platform which enables firms to build automated customer services functions using ‘Chat bots’, computer programs that mimic conversation with people using artificial intelligence
5 June 2016
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