Podcast: AI-Powered TikTok Hustlers

The wild world of AI-powered content hustlers on TikTok and Instagram; Etsy ripoffs; and a development in Oregon that could have global ramifications for Apple.
A screenshot of one of the viral TikTok videos, and from top to bottom: Jason Koebler, Emanuel Maiberg, Joseph Cox, Sam Cole.
Image: 404 Media.

We go long (and play some bonus audio) for Jason's story inside the wild world of TikTok and Instagram hustlers who are using AI to swarm platforms with automatically generated garbage content. Some of them are making a killing in the process. After the break, we talk about Sam's story on Etsy sellers stealing fan fiction writers' work. Then in the subscriber-only section, Jason breaks down why a right to repair victory in Oregon is a massive deal for Apple globally.

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