It also enables people to schedule daily meditation reminders.When creating the bot, Rems focused on keeping the barrier to entry low by not imposing too many requirements on users early on.Drawing from a therapeutic framework known as Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Woebot asks people how they’re feeling and what is going on in their lives in the format of brief daily conversations.

The bot, available via Twitter and Facebook Messenger, polls its followers (called ‘U-Reporters’) on a range of topics.

The idea is to gather opinion and experiences from these young participants, who now number over three million, and use them to help influence public policy.

It is 2017, and despite smoking bans and punitive taxes, people still continue to light up. Targeting young adults aged 18-29, the bot consistently encourages smokers to give up and not look back.

Smokers can set their quit date and embark on an 8-10 week program, receiving between three and seven text messages per day for the first two weeks, gradually reducing over time.

You can think of Woebot as a choose-your-own-adventure self-help book that is capable of storing all of your entries, and gets more specific to your needs over time.” Across the world, young people are concerned about a variety of issues, ranging from climate change to the economy.

Unicef created its own bot, U-Report, to give them a voice.Wombat’s creators gave the bot a fun, casual and friendly personality.For example their website says Woebot is ““ Wombat uses a combination of natural language processing, therapeutic expertise, personalized content, and sense of humor to “create the experience of a therapeutic conversation for all of the people that use him.” The company describes their service as below: “Woebot is an automated conversational agent (chatbot) who helps you monitor mood and learn about yourself.– We’re also highlighting a bot that helps inform voters about voting locations. Here are 6 bots, developed using a variety of technologies and APIs, and delivered via different interfaces, that are helping improve the world for everyone.Do Not Pay started out as a cheeky service to help drivers get out of parking tickets.Key Points: – This post highlighting 6 bots that are powering social good for everyone, not just businesses.