In pictures: Facebook’s new virtual assistant offers tricks Siri and Google Now can’t beat

In pictures: Facebook’s new virtual assistant offers tricks Siri and Google Now can’t beat

We’ve known for a while that Facebook is working on a special virtual assistant project that will be integrated into its popular Messenger chat application, and the service was finally launched on Wednesday. Dubbed “M,” the Messenger virtual assistant isn’t exactly a standalone service like Siri or Google Now. The whole thing works inside the Messenger app and the big difference is that the assistant combines both human and AI input to get you what you want. Here’s what it’ll look like. DON’T MISS: iPhone 6s Plus vs. Galaxy Note 5: Real world performance test (it’s not even close) Captured by Buzzfeed, the following screenshots show you various conversations between M, “your free personal assistant,” and users. From the looks