These industry standards are just beginning to crystalize as more data becomes available. Interesting things to take note of are the top challenges marketers are worried about when implementing bots are, in order: 1. And Commerce still feels a little...forced (other than the Casper Bot. Buoy Health Hypochondriacs can now freak out via messaging! Nice to see someone take on the Everest-level legal hurdles associated with *that.* How long till Big Pharma licenses it? Don't Send Your Selfies to This Creepy Chatbot for Teens This bot, originally billed as a Tamagotchi in bot-form on Product Hunt, and the article itself, are such an interesting little view into the realities of launching a bot. The founder (who we met at a Botness event and is actually quite genuine) claims that the reason the bot demands a selfie from its users is because--well--people were sending them anyway.Developers can apply to have their bots included in Kik’s Bot Shop where any user can pop in and take a bot for a spin, but they have to meet some guidelines first that ensure they’re a good fit for users.To date, 100 chatbots have been approved and are currently available for download in the Bot Shop under three categories: entertainment, lifestyle and gaming.If you stop replying at any point, so does the bot.But choosing the option to say 'I'm uncomfortable' doesn't always stop the bot from making advances. There's also concerns the bots can be accessed by minors.The Facebook Messenger chatbot aimed at 18-24 year olds engages the customer in conversation before trying to persuade them to play a dating game.