The Microsoft Bot Framework Bot Builder Node.js SDK allows developers to access and integrate the bot framework capabilities and APIs with other applications using Node.js. Microsoft Bot Framework offers developers tools and platforms to build bots for various conversational and transaction purposes in applications and websites.
Google has evolved its bot-detecting reCAPTCHA API again. reCAPTCHA v3 goes beyond distorted text and identifying signals. v3 monitors a site user's interaction with a site and provides a score to the site owner/developer. The developer can use the risk score to evaluate needed actions.
Late last week Facebook announced updates to its Messenger Platform, which include the ability to give bots different personas, a customer chat plugin for WordPress, and removal of template restrictions on Tagged Messages.