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Live Experiment! Tell Us What To Request From "M," Facebook's New Virtual Assistant

Submit your request in the comments or by tweeting to @fwd.

Posted on October 14, 2015, at 6:03 p.m. ET

We have access to "M," the virtual assistant Facebook is testing in Messenger

M relies on a combination of artificial intelligence and humans to answer queries. When we asked earlier who we were talking to, M replied: "I'm AI, but humans help train me!"

Here's the start screen, with a prompt detailing the types of request M can handle:

We took M for a spin earlier today, and now we're turning the keys over to you. Submit your request by tweeting it to @FWD or by leaving a comment. We'll pick the best ones and ask.

@Kantrowitz Ask M where to find the best burrito in San Francisco.

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