Musk threatening to launch his own ChatGPT competitor, called TruthGPT, and Google’s plan to incorporate generative AI into its advertising business.
Elon Musk Threatens To Sue Microsoft Over AI Training
Elon Musk has threatened to sue Microsoft, claiming that the company illegally used Twitter data to train its AI tools. This comes after Microsoft confirmed that it will remove Twitter from its ad platform, meaning users will be unable to access their Twitter account and manage tweets through Microsoft’s social media management service starting April 25. Musk appears unhappy with Microsoft’s use of Twitter data for training its AI tools, as well as the company’s relationship with OpenAI, which Musk helped to form in 2015. Musk has confirmed plans to launch his own ChatGPT competitor, called TruthGPT.
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Google To Deploy Generative AI To Create Sophisticated Ad Campaigns
Google is set to incorporate generative artificial intelligence into its advertising business to create more sophisticated ad campaigns. The technology will enable the company to produce campaigns that resemble those created by marketing agencies. Advertisers will be able to supply “creative” content, such as imagery, video, and text, which will be “remixed” by the AI to generate ads based on the target audience and other goals such as sales targets. Google plans to embed the new technology into Performance Max, a program that uses an algorithm to determine where ads should run and how marketing budgets should be spent. The move comes as big tech companies compete to capitalize on generative AI technology. However, concerns have been raised that the AI could spread misinformation.
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Snapchat Rolls Out Chatbot Powered By ChatGPT To All Users
Snapchat has rolled out its customizable My AI chatbot, powered by ChatGPT, to all users within the app. The feature was previously only available to paying subscribers. My AI offers recommendations, answers questions, helps users make plans, and can even write a haiku in seconds. Users can personalize their chatbot by giving it a name and designing a custom Bitmoji avatar. ChatGPT stunned users upon its release in November 2022 with its impressive ability to generate original essays, stories, and song lyrics in response to user prompts. However, incorporating ChatGPT into everyday life may test how useful AI chatbots can really be and how much people want to interact with them.
Snap Attracts 3 Million Paying Users To AI-Enhanced Service
Snapchat’s subscription service, Snapchat+, has attracted over 3 million paying users, with around 1 million joining in the past 11 weeks alone, the company announced at its annual partner summit. For $3.99 a month, subscribers gain early access to features including its AI chatbot. Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel said he hopes to see the service reach 10 million users in the medium term. Despite the recent growth, Snapchat+ remains a small part of the company’s revenue, which was $4.6 billion in 2022, compared to Snapchat’s 750 million users.
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Stability AI Announces New Open-Source Large Language Model
Stability AI, the company behind the AI-powered Stable Diffusion image generator, has released its suite of open-source large language models called StableLM. Similar to its rival, ChatGPT, StableLM generates text and code efficiently and is trained on a larger version of the open-source dataset known as the Pile. The models are available between 3 billion and 7 billion parameters, with 15 to 65 billion parameter models arriving later. The company’s mission is to make AI tools more accessible, as it has done with Stable Diffusion. However, the company warns that not all biases and toxicity can be mitigated through fine-tuning.
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An AI Hit Of Fake ‘Drake’ And ‘The Weekend’ Rattles The Music World
A track that uses artificial intelligence to create a passable mimicry of Drake and the Weeknd’s voices has been taken down by streaming services this week. The success of this AI-generated song, uploaded by user ghostwriter, has raised concerns over the use of generative artificial intelligence technology, especially when crossing over into the mainstream consciousness of creators and consumers. The legal and creative questions that such content raises are unlikely to go away, despite the song being a short-lived novelty. The music industry is more organized than some other fields grappling with the rise of AI, yet issues of ownership and copyright in music, especially in relation to AI, are still being debated by courts and lawmakers.
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’60 Minutes’ Made A Shockingly Wrong Claim About A Google AI
A recent episode of “60 Minutes” about AI featured an incorrect claim regarding Google’s language model that could teach itself a foreign language. The statement was met with backlash by AI researchers and experts on social media, as it was deemed misleading and false. The AI in question, called PaLM, was already trained in Bengali, the language used in the prompt, and therefore did not “teach” itself a new language. The experts were frustrated with the segment’s ignorance of what a generative AI can do and the reality of language complexity. Google CEO Sundar Pichai did not respond to the misleading claims made in the episode.