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YouTube Shorts to gain a generative AI feature called Dream Screen. YouTube today announced a new feature coming to its short-form video platform Shorts that will allow users to leverage AI tools to create videos. The feature, called Dream Screen, will allow users to create an AI-generated video or image background just by typing in what you want to see. By Sarah Perez via TechCrunch
YouTube Shorts to gain a generative AI feature called Dream Screen. The feature will allow users to create an AI-generated video or image background just by typing in what you want to see - Matt Navarra (@MattNavarra)
Facebook officially embraces fake profiles. Meta is going to let Facebook users create multiple personal profiles and switch between them without logging out and logging back in, according to a blog post published Thursday. Basically, Meta is embracing finstas but for Facebook. By Jay Peters via The Verge
Facebook officially embraces fake profiles. Meta will now let you create multiple personal profiles on Facebook - Matt Navarra (@MattNavarra)
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What Big Tech Knows About Your Body. If you were seeking online therapy from 2017 to 2021—and a lot of people were—chances are good that you found your way to BetterHelp, which today describes itself as the world’s largest online-therapy purveyor, with more than 2 million users. By Yael Grauer via The Atlantic
Informative, important @TheAtlantic essay written by Yael Grauer @yaelwrites. Well worth a read. Smart, sobering argument. (amazing feeling, btw, when reading a piece, like this, from a former (over 30 years ago) high school student of mine, like yael) - Bob Bain (@bain_bob)
'Flexicles,' story alert systems, and other ways AI will serve publishers, reporters, and readers. Understanding artificial intelligence has become an essential skill for a media leader. That isn't simply because you need to determine whether to allow scraping of your website, whether to sue for copyright, or if you should do a deal with a company like OpenAI. By Louise Story via Nieman Lab
Hope you’ll check out the start of my series about AI and News for @NiemanLab. In it, I draw on my experience as a chief technology officer & senior editor at the @WSJ and @nytimes to suggest areas of focus for news company leaders - Louise Story (@louisestory)
Gen Z workers are freaking out about AI. Employees and bosses have been finding creative ways to leverage the technology to save time and boost output. Young workers are leading the charge — or at least expected to. Gen Zers are being promoted as the most AI-literate generation and are well-positioned to capitalize on the technology. By Beatrice Nolan via Insider
Gen Z workers are freaking out about AI - Nadeem Ansari FCIM F IDM (@nadeemansary)
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