Miami-based NovoPayment, a payment provider with broad reach in Latin America, has upgraded its platform to support corporate bots enabling consumers to conduct person-to-person payments and other transactions within Facebook Messenger, the company said in a Jan. 9 press release.

With its new service, NovoPayment aims to give banks, retailers and travel organizations a simple path to deploying their own bots on Facebook’s popular messaging platform, to automate certain common consumer actions including opening accounts, checking balances and transaction histories, making P-to-P payments, watching tutorials and getting answers to common questions, NovoPayment said in the release.

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