Chat About Black History Month With Twitter Blackbirds

Users who send direct messages to @Blackbirds will receive responses in one of four categories

Twitter’s Blackbirds resource group for African-American employees launched a chat bot for Black History Month.

Users who send direct messages to @Blackbirds will receive responses in one of four categories:

  • #BlackHistory: Something that happened on this day in Black History Month.
  • #ForTheCause: Community events in select cities.
  • #SelfCare: Tips on how users can take care of themselves.
  • #ForTheCulture: Notable moments and content from prominent African-American Twitter users.

Answers from the chat bot appear to be prepopulated.

Twitter users: Are you doing anything to mark Black History Month?