Love staying on top of financial news but too busy to watch the markets tick by tick? Wall Street Journal’s Facebook Messenger bot is your solution. Try the WSJ Facebook bot if you’re in a hurry but still want to get your stock updates and breaking industry news.

Users typically first come across the bot on the WSJ’s official Facebook page which conveniently includes a short tutorial and introduction to the bot experience. This overview helps readers who are new to the idea of chatbots quickly build the right expectations how to use them.

 

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The WSJ Facebook Page quickly guides new-to-bots readers on how to use their Messenger bot.

 

As one of the first publishers on the Messenger platform, the WSJ Facebook bot offers complex commands that enable users to hone in on exactly the financial news they need. Users can not only get stock quotes, but also compare two different quotes or pull financial metrics like Market Cap or P/E.

 

WSJ's Help section shows users all the possible commands and functions of the Messenger bot.

WSJ’s Help section shows users all the possible commands and functions of the Messenger bot.

 

Have you tried the WSJ’s Messenger bot? We’d love to know if the bot helps you stay on top of financial news. Let us know in the comments below.