Facebook’s New Virtual Assistant Will Make Restaurant Reservations For You

August 26, 2015

It will also book you an Uber to the restaurant.

Facebook wants to make restaurant reservations for you. According to Wired, the tech company has launched its version of a virtual assistant — similar to Apple’s Siri — called M. Currently available through Facebook’s Messenger feature, and for now, only in the Bay Area, the virtual assistant can make reservations for users and can even book Uber cars to and from restaurants.

To use the service, users press a small button at the bottom of the Messenger app to send a request to M. The software will then “decode the…