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A YouTube Short showing an edited video of the Paris Fashion Week featuring penguins

Video Sharing Goes Generative: YouTube’s upcoming AI features help producers easily reach bigger audiences.

YouTube is reinventing itself for the era of generative AI. The Google-owned video platform is adding generated topic ideas, backgrounds, music suggestions, and audio translations. These capabilities will be available in late 2023 or early 2024.
Demostration of Suspicious User Control tool in the Stream Chat section (Twitch)

Troll Recognition: Twitch uses AI to flag trolls who try to avoid bans.

A prominent online streaming service is using a machine learning model to identify trolls who try to get around being banned.
Person in wheelchair, person in side profile, person wearing a hoodie

Human Disabilities Baffle Algorithms: Facebook blocked ads aimed at people with disabilities.

Facebook’s content moderation algorithms block many advertisements aimed at disabled people. The social media platform’s automated systems regularly reject ads for clothing designed for people with physical disabilities.
Group of people having a snowball fight and covering with a giant Facebook like button

Algorithms Against Disinformation: How Facebook, Twitter, and more fought disinfo in 2020.

The worldwide pandemic and a contentious U.S. election whipped up a storm of automated disinformation, and some big AI companies reaped the whirlwind.
Forbidden sign over different potentially dangerous falsehood symbols

YouTube vs. Conspiracy Theorists: How YouTube uses AI to spot conspiracies

Facing a tsunami of user-generated disinformation, YouTube is scrambling to stop its recommendation algorithm from promoting videos that spread potentially dangerous falsehoods.
Chart with top 100 related videos for YouTube search on "global warming"

Bad Recommendations: Activists say YouTube's algorithm spreads climate disinformation.

YouTube is a great place to learn about new ideas — including some that have been thoroughly discredited. YouTube’s recommendation algorithm is helping spread misinformation about climate change, according to research by Avaaz, a self-funded activist group.

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