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Instagram spotted developing a customizable ‘AI friend’ Instagram is reportedly working on an "AI friend" feature, allowing users to customize a chatbot's gender, age, ethnicity, personality, and interests to engage in conversations. This development raises concerns about the potential for users to be misled into believing they're interacting with a real person, highlighting the need for transparency in AI interactions.
Yahoo spin-out Vespa lands $31M investment from Blossom Vespa.ai, a big data serving engine that recently became independent from Yahoo, has secured a $31 million investment led by Blossom Capital. The funding will be used to grow Vespa as a standalone business, enhance engineering, and expedite the development of features that combine AI models with proprietary data sets.
LinkedIn, now at 1B users, turns on OpenAI-powered reading and writing tools LinkedIn, which is about to surpass 1 billion users, is introducing new AI-powered tools for personalized content digests and assistance in content creation on the platform.
Elon Musk’s “everything app” plan for X Elon Musk aims to transform Twitter into "X," an all-encompassing app. Despite challenges like advertiser departures and a struggling X Premium subscription, Musk remains hopeful.
YouTube is now cracking down on ad-blockers globally YouTube has initiated a global effort against the use of ad-blockers. Users are now receiving warnings about violating the platform's terms of service due to ad-blocker usage.
Quora's Poe introduces an AI chatbot creator economy Quora's AI chatbot platform, Poe, has introduced a monetization program for bot creators. This initiative compensates bot creators for their contributions, including those who develop "prompt bots" on Poe and server bots integrated with the Poe AI.
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Ali Abdaal’s 4.5 million subscribers is impressive.But what’s more impressive is his business is projected to make £5 million this year. So how exactly has he scaled?
Ali Abdaal went from making YouTube videos in his spare time to building a creator business that's projected to make £5 million this year. But how exactly has he done it?
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