Facebook's latest acquisition highlights the importance of the voice interface to all the majors. This area is set to explode alongside the dominance of mobile and with the growth of wearables.
Wit.ai is joining Facebook! It is an incredible acceleration in the execution of our vision. Facebook has the resources and talent to help us take the next step. Facebook’s mission is to connect everyone and build amazing experiences for the over 1.3 billion people on the platform – technology that understands natural language is a big part of that, and we think we can help.