Large companies are starting to embrace bot technology, with Mastercard, MoneyGram and Western Union all announcing new services on Tuesday afternoon.

Western Union's bot allows Messenger users in the U.S. to send funds to more than 200 countries in 130 currencies, with cash disbursement at more than 550,000 agent locations. It also enables users to send money using real-time foreign exchange rates.

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