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Zuckerberg’s ‘Year of Performance’ meta call was just what the Street needed

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Meta Platforms Inc., center, leaves federal court in San Jose, California, on Dec. 20, 2022. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images With a simple slogan, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg has temporarily quelled investor discontent over his company’s multibillion-dollar investment in the futuristic metaverse. “Our management theme for 2023 is …

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4 Digital Tools for Insurance Agents to Build Trust Online

People buy from people. It’s an old business adage that still holds true today: Trust and relationships are the foundation of insurance. A deeper agent-customer relationship means more products sold over a longer period. It is critical to understand that trust extends to the digital world, especially social media. In today’s environment, it’s not enough …

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AI Voice Simulator is easily abused to Deepfake celebrities

AI voice synthesis is becoming more sophisticated, which also means it is more susceptible to abuse.Graphic: Artemis Diana (Shutterstock) Who could have predicted this? AI image generators were used for creation pornography without consent of celebrities, but why this same user base dare to abuse deepfake free AI text to speech voice generator? UK-based ElevenLabs …

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‘Thank Pfizer’ memes trend after videos try to blame tremors on Covid-19 vaccines

This dubious claim has led to a trend of people using the words “Thank you Pfizer: while posting videos of … [+] random people shaking different parts of their body. (Photo: Getty) Getty Talk about some really shaky claims. Social media accounts, often anonymous, have posted videos of people shaking different parts of their bodies …

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The DOJ is filing a second antitrust case against Google, trying to crack down on its ad business

The US Department of Justice on Tuesday filed its second antitrust case against Google in just over two years. It’s the latest sign that the U.S. government isn’t giving up on lawsuits against tech firms, even in light of its mixed antitrust court record. Google shares were down 1.3% on Tuesday afternoon. related investment news …

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Supreme Court delays review of Florida and Texas laws forcing social media platforms to host content

CNN — A high-stakes legal battle over social media moderation remains in limbo after the Supreme Court on Monday delayed saying whether it would hear three cases that could decide the constitutionality of Texas and Florida laws allowing users to sue online platforms for alleged political censorship. The cases — seen as a bellwether for …

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The many problems with the Stay At Home With Girlfriend trend

This week I’ve watched dozens of videos showing the picturesque life of the stay-at-home girlfriend. You might think of them as grainy black-and-white tapes I pulled from some library archive—fifties propaganda for stay-at-home-wives-to-be—but it’s actually an ongoing trend that’s spawned thousands of viral videos on social media. The hashtag has nearly 200 million views, has …

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The HBO series “Velma” was criticized by fans after the season premiere

Despite many high hopes for Velmalooks like Scooby Doo spinoff fell flat with fans. The animated series premiered on Thursday, January 12. After its release, viewers took to social media to express their disappointment with the HBO Max original, with some calling it an “insult to the franchise.” As of this writing, the show has …

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TikTok highlights the three trends that will define the year

Dubai, UAE – TikTok has announced the launch of What’s Next Report 2023, the company’s third annual trend forecast. The global report, which includes data from the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, is designed to help marketers understand how consumer wants and needs will change this year and what that will mean for their …

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