Social snapshot – 08.05.2024

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OpenAI is exploring fresh approaches to boost transparency in AI content

As the wave of generative AI content sweeps across the internet, OpenAI is taking steps to enhance transparency. The organisation has unveiled two new measures aimed at promoting transparency in online content, helping people discern between real and generated visual creations.

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YouTube Premium members can now test AI-powered “Jump ahead”

With Jump Ahead, viewers can effortlessly navigate to the next most pertinent segment of any video by tapping on the prompt. This AI-powered feature analyzes the most viewed sections of each clip and allows users to skip directly to those points, eliminating the need to manually skim through every chapter.

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Threads empowers users to control post quoting

Threads has now introduced the feature allowing users to manage who can quote their posts within the app, offering enhanced control over their in-app interactions.

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TikTok initiates legal action against U.S. sell off legislation

TikTok has initiated a legal challenge against the U.S. government, asserting that the newly approved bill, which mandates its sale to a U.S.-based owner, is unconstitutional and unfounded. TikTok claims the bill is designed to effectively ban the app in the nation.

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Threads is testing cross-posting from Instagram globally

Meta has confirmed that it’s conducting a global test enabling users to cross-post images from Instagram to Threads. This implies that automatic posting of Reels to Threads is not possible.

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