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Facebook messenger

Create and run a Facebook Messenger chatbot. All messages sent to the chatbot go directly to an agent’s chat.

  1. To create a public page, go to your Facebook account. Click Create and select Page. Fill in all the required information for your page.

If you already have a Facebook public page, go to step 2.

See Available Roles
  1. Log in to your Voximplant Kit account.
  2. Go to Setup > Conversations > Channels.
  3. Click Facebook.
  4. In the Channel details section, enter the name of the channel and click Connect Facebook.
Log in
  1. In the window that opens, continue with the current Facebook for Developers account if you are already logged in or click Log in to another account.
  2. Select the page you want to add and click Next.
Connect your Facebook account
  1. Specify the rights you want to provide Voximplant Kit.
Voximplant rights
  1. Select the page you want to connect particularly to this channel and click Save.
Facebook page
  1. In the Redirect channel messages field, select a queue or function to route customers’ messages.
  2. In the Close channel conversations group box, define the following settings:
  • Max. closing time for agent and unassigned conversations - Specifies the maximum time a conversation waits before closing. The timer applies to agent and unassigned conversations since the last activity or message. When the timer elapses, the conversation automatically closes. The setting value must be greater than the value defined in the Max. waiting time in the queue settings. The value applies to queues and functions. The maximum value is 7 days and the minimum is 60 sec.

  • Max. closing time for bot conversations - Specifies the time given to a customer to reply to the latest message of a bot. When this time is over, the conversation closes. The value applies to functions and Dialogflow bots. The maximum value is 7 days and the minimum is 60 sec.

  1. In the Conversation processing group box, define how the channel agents should classify customer conversations.
  • Enable the Use tags switch to allow the channel agents to use tags for conversations' classification. All tags added in the settings are available for the channel agents in their Workspace.

  • Enable the Use topic set switch to allow the channel agents to use a topic set for conversations' classification. Select a topic set from the drop-down list.


A channel can only have one topic set assigned. The assigned topic set is then available for the channel agents in their Workspace. When you select another set, it automatically replaces the previous one.

See Available Roles
  1. Add skills if needed.
Add the channel
  1. Click Add channel.
  2. To edit the channel, select it from the channels list and click the More options icon.
  3. Select Edit.
  4. Make the required changes and save them.