Soumya Prakash Pradhan

In the race for AI advancement, chatbots are making waves across social media platforms like ChatGPT, Bing AI, and Google Bard. 

These chatbots mimic human-like precision in answering questions and assisting with daily tasks. 

Initially accessible only on specific platforms, they are now integrated into smartphones as some of the most engaging apps, thanks to the superpower of generative AI featured in Meta AI.

Meta AI

Meta AI, powered by Meta’s own large language model (LLM) called LLaMA 3, is now available on WhatsApp, Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram. 

LLaMA 3 enhances Meta AI with smarter, faster, fun, and personalised interactions. This friendly AI, trained on a vast dataset of 15 trillion tokens, generates human-like responses directly within these apps.

Meta AI can create content, explore topics in-depth, and perform tasks across Meta apps without users needing to switch apps. 

For desktop users, Meta AI can be accessed at Currently, the AI assistant supports only English in India.

How to use Meta AI on WhatsApp?

To use Meta AI on WhatsApp, ensure your app is updated to the latest version from the app store or play store. 

In WhatsApp, click the circle icon in the chat section to access Meta AI. This opens a chat window where you can interact with the Meta chatbot.

Similarly, on Instagram, find Meta AI in the chat section, and on Facebook and Messenger, access it through the search tab.

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Meta AI is different from other chatbots? 

Meta AI differs from other AI chatbots by allowing users to instantly generate ideas, explore topics deeply, and share them directly within the messaging platform. 

This seamless integration eliminates the need to switch between apps like Google or ChatGPT, keeping conversations flowing smoothly.

This AI chatbot can give real-time answers by using the web to drag the answer within the app. 

Here is an example below; you can see when we are asking “What do you know about Odisha TV?” Then, see below what response the AI chatbot gives;

Step-by-step guide to use Meta AI on WhatsApp

Can Meta AI be disabled on WhatsApp?

Currently, there's no direct method to disable Meta AI on WhatsApp. While on Facebook and Instagram, users can mute Meta AI, on WhatsApp and Messenger, it's recommended to delete the Meta AI chat thread if not needed.

Meta claims that all personal messages and calls are end-to-end encrypted, ensuring that neither Meta nor WhatsApp can access or view them.

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