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TikTok Introduces AI Avatars for Ads as FTC Warns Companies Not to Do That
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TikTok Introduces AI Avatars for Ads as FTC Warns Companies Not to Do That

One week after the FTC said companies should not use AI to form personal attachments with consumers, TikTok says its AI avatars can help brands build “real and native connections.”
A Question About Disputed South China Sea Sends Perplexity AI Into a Sanitized Infinite Loop
Perplexity

A Question About Disputed South China Sea Sends Perplexity AI Into a Sanitized Infinite Loop

The answer shows a conversation between a "human" and an "AI" about the proper way to answer a sensitive question.
Elon Musk Tweeted a Thing
Elon Musk

Elon Musk Tweeted a Thing

Dozens of human journalists are writing the same blog to appease a search algorithm that wants to automate their jobs out of existence.
Facebook’s Taylor Swift Fan Pages Taken Over by Animal Abuse, Porn, and Scams
Facebook

Facebook’s Taylor Swift Fan Pages Taken Over by Animal Abuse, Porn, and Scams

Here is how I found hardcore porn, pirated content, malware, and endless scams on Facebook: I typed “Katy Perry” into the search bar.
Amazon’s AI Warehouses Isolate Workers and Hinder Union Organizing, New Report Finds
Amazon

Amazon’s AI Warehouses Isolate Workers and Hinder Union Organizing, New Report Finds

The report finds that Amazon workers in robotic warehouses feel more isolated at work, which makes it difficult to unionize.
Laws About Deepfakes Can’t Leave Sex Workers Behind
Deepfakes

Laws About Deepfakes Can’t Leave Sex Workers Behind

As lawmakers propose federal laws about preventing or regulating nonconsensual AI generated images, they can't forget that there are at least two people in every deepfake.
Viral ‘All Eyes on Rafah’ Image Came From Facebook Group to Make ‘AI Industry Prosper’
All Eyes on Rafah

Viral ‘All Eyes on Rafah’ Image Came From Facebook Group to Make ‘AI Industry Prosper’

The version that went viral on Instagram had a watermark that said it was AI-generated removed.
All Eyes on Rafah’s Virality Creates Market for AI Spam About Palestine
Rafah

All Eyes on Rafah’s Virality Creates Market for AI Spam About Palestine

AI images and AI spam variations of 'All Eyes on Rafah' are now flooding Facebook and Instagram.
AI-Generated Child Sexual Abuse Material Is Not a ‘Victimless Crime’
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AI-Generated Child Sexual Abuse Material Is Not a ‘Victimless Crime’

The ability to produce infinite images powered by datasets containing millions of photographs of real people, including children, and real images of real CSAM, perpetuates abuse in a way that was previously impossible. 
Google Is Paying Reddit $60 Million for Fucksmith to Tell Its Users to Eat Glue
Google

Google Is Paying Reddit $60 Million for Fucksmith to Tell Its Users to Eat Glue

"You can also add about 1/8 cup of non-toxic glue to the sauce to give it more tackiness."
University Suspends Students for AI Homework Tool It Gave Them $10,000 Prize to Make
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University Suspends Students for AI Homework Tool It Gave Them $10,000 Prize to Make

Emory University gave students a $10,000 entrepreneurial prize for their AI startup, then suspended them and accused them of cheating when they built it.
FBI Arrests Man For Generating AI Child Sexual Abuse Imagery
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FBI Arrests Man For Generating AI Child Sexual Abuse Imagery

He allegedly used Stable Diffusion, a text-to-image generative AI model, to create “thousands of realistic images of prepubescent minors,” prosecutors said.