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New Twitter alternative, Threads, could eclipse rivals like Mastodon and Blue Sky

As Twitter faces mounting backlash over its latest policy changes, alternative apps like Blue Sky and Mastodon are standing by to welcome disgruntled users of the Elon Musk-owned blogging platform....

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Meta Launches Twitter Rival 'Threads'

Twitter has a new competitor. Meta, which already owns Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp, has launched its own microblogging platform called 'Threads'. 30 million users have allegedly already signed...

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Disinformation researchers under investigation: what’s happening and why

How much misinformation is on Facebook? Several studies have found that the amount of misinformation on Facebook is low or that the problem has declined over time.

The Conversation

Visual misinformation is widespread on Facebook – and often undercounted by researchers

How much misinformation is on Facebook? Several studies have found that the amount of misinformation on Facebook is low or that the problem has declined over time.

The Kansas City Star

Josh Hawley’s solution to concerns about artificial intelligence? Let people sue

Ask Sen. Josh Hawley about tech regulation and the Missouri Republican usually has a ready answer: Let people sue.

Tech Policy Press

To Legislate on AI, Schumer Should Start with the Basics

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) unveiled his SAFE Innovation Framework, a set of policy objectives for an “all-hands-on-deck effort” to contend with artificial intelligence (AI). He...

Foreign Policy

OpenAI’s CEO Goes on a Diplomatic Charm Offensive

Sam Altman has been on a world tour that would put Taylor Swift to shame.

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How to Regulate AI? Start With the Data.

We live in an era of data dichotomy. On one hand, AI developers rely on large data sets to “train” their systems about the world and respond to user questions. These data troves have become...

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Forget the metaverse. For $3,500, Apple offers a new way to be alone

Before AI mania swept Silicon Valley, the concept that everyone would soon be strapping on headsets and logging on to an “embodied internet” to do conference calls and standup comedy was center stage...

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How AI raises challenges to protecting creators’ work

The rise of generative artificial intelligence (AI) technology is posing new challenges to intellectual property law.