The Android Snap Kit SDK provides a Java API that enables developers with the ability to integrate Snapchat features into applications and includes; Creative Kit, Login Kit, Bitmoji Kit and Story Kit. You can use this API as a way to log in to your application faster, bring Bitmojis into your application and integrate stickers, filters, links, and more. Snap Kit allows you to embed and filter publicly shared Snapchat Stories into your application or website.
Bots are a handy way to automate simple tasks that you might typically do on your own, such as updating calendar appointments. In this tutorial on Full Stack Python, Matt Makai explains how to build your first chatbot using the Slack API and Python to begin returning simple messages.
As messaging apps scramble to out-feature the competition, Telegram has launched a gaming platform within its Bot API. Most messaging apps have now included bot capabilities within their apps, but Telegram has upped its game with the ability to build games within the messaging app.