New Facebook bot helps you find upcoming protests near you

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As protests continue to spring up around the country – and the world – in response to President Donald Trump’s policies and rhetoric, keeping track of local demonstrations can be hard. 

But a new chatbot is here to do some of the legwork for youWeBot, which launched Wednesday, is a Facebook Messenger bot that lets you easily find protests in your city – no scrambling or tedious searching required.

Facebook users can message WeBot and click “Get Started.” It will ask you for your location, and you can either choose “Share Your Location” or type in your city manually. WeBot then culls anti-Trump Facebook events in your area and matches you with nearby protests, letting you view and join the events, and share them on your own timeline. Read more…

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