Global Cannabis Applications Corporation (CSE:APP) (OTCQB:FUAPF) is scheduled to launch a brand new chatbot for their social media app CannaLife this April. The bot, named ‘Sanna’ after the Latin word for health, will connect online users with personalized medical cannabis information and recommendations.
CannaLife is a social platform geared toward medical cannabis users. After creating a profile, users can post photos, videos, and comments on others’ posts. Users can also create and join communities for specific interests or health conditions. Introducing Sanna to the community means users will have access to exclusive medical information on cannabis strains and reactions.
Chatbots and Cannabis
Social media has proven to be a powerful tool for the cannabis industry, but chatbots could open up a brand new door for communication and information sharing.
A chatbot is an app, similar to the likes of Facebook Messenger, with one key difference: there is not a human on the other side. Instead, there is a program designed specifically to interact with you in a certain way. The bot can answer medical questions or help you tend a garden. PotNetwork reported on one such chatbot earlier this year. Elle, from WeGrow, is a bot who helps home growers track their marijuana’s growth and potency.
Mason Levy, the creator of the WeGrow app, appeared on the Cannabis Insider podcast to talk about Elle. He said that chatting was a natural way for people to get to know one another, and using Elle to chat engages consumers in a way that is both comfortable and empowering.
“Chatbots make technology accessible,” he said….