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Generative AI might be one of the most revolutionary technologies to erupt in recent times. And while it’s useful for some, others aren’t too impressed as it’s bound to serve as serious competition. A new report from tech analyst firm Gartner says traffic from search engines toward user websites will fall by 25% in the next two years. And it’s generative AI that is to blame. The reason why it’s being looked upon as a big deal has to do with the simple fact that both PPC and SEO are very valua...
Concerns On The Rise As Generative AI Tools Predicted To Steal Google’s Market Share
Generative AI might be one of the most revolutionary technologies to erupt in recent times. And while it’s useful for some, others aren’t too impressed as it’s bound to serve as serious competition. A new report from tech analyst firm Gartner says traffic from search engines toward user websites will fall by 25% in the next two years. And it’s generative AI that is to blame. The reason why it’s being looked upon as a big deal has to do with the simple fact that both PPC and SEO are very valua...
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The EU is known for its stringent regulations and for making sure social media giants stay in check. And the latest target in this regard seems to be ByteDance’s popular app TikTok.New reports have alleged how evidence has been found regarding TikTok breaching online content regulations. The latter were designed to ensure children remain protected at all times and that advertising stays transparent as confirmed by one official familiar with the matter on Monday. He says that this might put th...
Did TikTok Breach Online Content Rules? New EU Investigation Set To Grill Social Media Giant
The EU is known for its stringent regulations and for making sure social media giants stay in check. And the latest target in this regard seems to be ByteDance’s popular app TikTok.New reports have alleged how evidence has been found regarding TikTok breaching online content regulations. The latter were designed to ensure children remain protected at all times and that advertising stays transparent as confirmed by one official familiar with the matter on Monday. He says that this might put th...
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Search engine giant Google has just rolled out a series of changes to its Misrepresentation policy related to ads on the platform.The company confirmed today how the goal is to address all kinds of issues involving deceiving practices where impersonation and fake affiliations were taking place at large. A new statement from Google was also published in this regard where they mentioned how Google Ads would be updating its Unacceptable business endeavors as a part of its Misrepresentation polic...
Google’s New Policy Changes Come Into Play As Ban On Impersonation And False Affiliation Ads Set ...
Search engine giant Google has just rolled out a series of changes to its Misrepresentation policy related to ads on the platform.The company confirmed today how the goal is to address all kinds of issues involving deceiving practices where impersonation and fake affiliations were taking place at large. A new statement from Google was also published in this regard where they mentioned how Google Ads would be updating its Unacceptable business endeavors as a part of its Misrepresentation polic...
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The Anatsa banking malware has been targeting Android users in Europe, sneaking onto devices through apps on Google Play. In the last four months, it has affected users in countries like the UK, Germany, and Spain. Security experts found that these malware attacks came from apps that made it to the "Top New Free" section on Google Play, making them seem trustworthy. So far, there have been about 150,000 cases of this malware, but the real number might be closer to 200,000.According to ThreatF...
This Banking Malware Targets European Android Users, Sneaking Through Google Play Apps, Affecting...
The Anatsa banking malware has been targeting Android users in Europe, sneaking onto devices through apps on Google Play. In the last four months, it has affected users in countries like the UK, Germany, and Spain. Security experts found that these malware attacks came from apps that made it to the "Top New Free" section on Google Play, making them seem trustworthy. So far, there have been about 150,000 cases of this malware, but the real number might be closer to 200,000.According to ThreatF...
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A recent study conducted by the European Commission highlights a concerning trend among social media influencers, with the majority failing to disclose paid content. This omission not only contravenes advertising guidelines but also raises legal implications for both influencers and the brands they promote.European Union regulations mandate influencers to maintain transparency in their posts, ensuring they do not disseminate false or deceptive information about products or services. Specifica...
European Commission Study Exposes Majority of Social Media Influencers for Failing to Disclose Pa...
A recent study conducted by the European Commission highlights a concerning trend among social media influencers, with the majority failing to disclose paid content. This omission not only contravenes advertising guidelines but also raises legal implications for both influencers and the brands they promote.European Union regulations mandate influencers to maintain transparency in their posts, ensuring they do not disseminate false or deceptive information about products or services. Specifica...
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It’s a brave new world: we’ve got self-driving cars, airport robots helping you find your gate, and refrigerators that can tell you when you need milk. Regardless of their purpose, smart tech has more Americans attuned to the artificial intelligence (AI) landscape these days.For many, that means excitement about the growing cache of AI jobs out there. It’s true that opportunities in AI are taking off, and a new study by moveBuddha shows hotspots where this niche job market is booming.With Cal...
Study Shows Where to Go to Find an AI Job
It’s a brave new world: we’ve got self-driving cars, airport robots helping you find your gate, and refrigerators that can tell you when you need milk. Regardless of their purpose, smart tech has more Americans attuned to the artificial intelligence (AI) landscape these days.For many, that means excitement about the growing cache of AI jobs out there. It’s true that opportunities in AI are taking off, and a new study by moveBuddha shows hotspots where this niche job market is booming.With Cal...
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Scientists in Sweden found out that our brains learn better from people we like. When we get information from someone we admire, our brain is more likely to remember it. But if the information comes from someone we don't like, we might not learn it as well.Our brain works like a computer that updates itself with new information. This helps us understand the world better and guess things we haven't seen directly. For example, if you see a man with a dog at the park and later see them with a wo...
Study Reveals Liked Sources Enhance Information Recall, Disliked Sources Impair Memory Retention
Scientists in Sweden found out that our brains learn better from people we like. When we get information from someone we admire, our brain is more likely to remember it. But if the information comes from someone we don't like, we might not learn it as well.Our brain works like a computer that updates itself with new information. This helps us understand the world better and guess things we haven't seen directly. For example, if you see a man with a dog at the park and later see them with a wo...
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Meta-owned WhatsApp messaging app is working on two much-needed security and privacy features for users. The first feature is adding a secret code feature to locked chats for extra privacy of web users. Right now, that feature is under development and will be soon available for WhatsApp Web. This feature will help users maintain their privacy and security when they have opened their WhatsApp on the web. As per WBI this feature is still in the development phase, and the platform might add it i...
WhatsApp is Working on Two New Features that Will Help Maintain Privacy of Users
Meta-owned WhatsApp messaging app is working on two much-needed security and privacy features for users. The first feature is adding a secret code feature to locked chats for extra privacy of web users. Right now, that feature is under development and will be soon available for WhatsApp Web. This feature will help users maintain their privacy and security when they have opened their WhatsApp on the web. As per WBI this feature is still in the development phase, and the platform might add it i...
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A new study published in Psychiatry Research talks about how TikTok and other short form videos impact the lives of adolescents and young people. The study talks about three types of users who watch TikTok and other videos. These users are categorized as non-users, moderate-users and addictive-users. According to the study, addictive users are the ones who have the most negative impacts on their physical and mental well being. These impacts include bad physical health, poor academic performan...
TikTok's Impact on Adolescents: Study Finds Severe Mental Health Issues for Addictive Users
A new study published in Psychiatry Research talks about how TikTok and other short form videos impact the lives of adolescents and young people. The study talks about three types of users who watch TikTok and other videos. These users are categorized as non-users, moderate-users and addictive-users. According to the study, addictive users are the ones who have the most negative impacts on their physical and mental well being. These impacts include bad physical health, poor academic performan...
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Adobe has recently integrated the Firefly feature into its popular graphic apps like Photoshop and Illustrator. But the software giant is not stopping there. Now, they're extending this innovation to Acrobat and Reader, two widely-used PDF tools.In a recent announcement, Adobe introduced a beta version of their new AI assistant, aptly named "AI Assistant," designed specifically for Acrobat and Reader users. The goal? To make navigating through complex PDFs a breeze.This AI Assistant does a lo...
New AI Assistant by Adobe Simplifies PDF Navigation, Offers Content Summarization and Citation Su...
Adobe has recently integrated the Firefly feature into its popular graphic apps like Photoshop and Illustrator. But the software giant is not stopping there. Now, they're extending this innovation to Acrobat and Reader, two widely-used PDF tools.In a recent announcement, Adobe introduced a beta version of their new AI assistant, aptly named "AI Assistant," designed specifically for Acrobat and Reader users. The goal? To make navigating through complex PDFs a breeze.This AI Assistant does a lo...
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A lot of Americans (1 in every 4 to be exact) watch news on YouTube. Some people think YouTube makes young Americans believe more extreme things by showing them more and more extreme videos. But a new study from the University of Pennsylvania says that's not true. It says what people choose to watch is more important than what YouTube suggests.Researchers made bots that acted like YouTube users to see how the site's suggestions affected what they watched. They used information from real YouTu...
Study Shows YouTube Doesn't Make People More Extreme
A lot of Americans (1 in every 4 to be exact) watch news on YouTube. Some people think YouTube makes young Americans believe more extreme things by showing them more and more extreme videos. But a new study from the University of Pennsylvania says that's not true. It says what people choose to watch is more important than what YouTube suggests.Researchers made bots that acted like YouTube users to see how the site's suggestions affected what they watched. They used information from real YouTu...
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The UK consumer rights organization, Which?, conducted a two-month investigation at the end of 2023 into popular social media and search platforms like Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, X, YouTube, Google, and Bing. Their research uncovered numerous scam advertisements, indicating a significant oversight in these platforms' efforts to combat fraudulent content. This discovery comes despite impending regulations under the Online Safety Act, which mandates more stringent actions against such scams.R...
Consumer Group Exposes Scam Ads on Major Online Platforms
The UK consumer rights organization, Which?, conducted a two-month investigation at the end of 2023 into popular social media and search platforms like Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, X, YouTube, Google, and Bing. Their research uncovered numerous scam advertisements, indicating a significant oversight in these platforms' efforts to combat fraudulent content. This discovery comes despite impending regulations under the Online Safety Act, which mandates more stringent actions against such scams.R...
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Ernestas Naprys tried an experiment with a brand-new Android phone. He installed the top 100 free apps from the Google Play Store, gave them permission to do what they asked, and left the phone alone for a day. Naprys used a special internet service to see where the phone sent information.The apps were chosen in Lithuania, Europe. The experiment showed the phone sent a lot of information to different places without being used. The phone sent data 6296 times in three days. Some of this data we...
Analysis of Android Phone Usage Highlights Data Sent to Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Surprisi...
Ernestas Naprys tried an experiment with a brand-new Android phone. He installed the top 100 free apps from the Google Play Store, gave them permission to do what they asked, and left the phone alone for a day. Naprys used a special internet service to see where the phone sent information.The apps were chosen in Lithuania, Europe. The experiment showed the phone sent a lot of information to different places without being used. The phone sent data 6296 times in three days. Some of this data we...
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Bitdefender, a cyber security company, shares a report that shows that there are many advertisements on Facebook and Instagram that use celebrities' deepfakes to sell different products on these sites. The voices of many celebrities are played over their clips to offer many product giveaways and convince them for investments. Bitdefender analyzed many videos and found that they targeted more than one million users in the US and Europe and these posts reached 100,000 people on average on diffe...
Celebrity Deepfakes are Getting Widespread Across Social Media Sites and Users Need to Beware of ...
Bitdefender, a cyber security company, shares a report that shows that there are many advertisements on Facebook and Instagram that use celebrities' deepfakes to sell different products on these sites. The voices of many celebrities are played over their clips to offer many product giveaways and convince them for investments. Bitdefender analyzed many videos and found that they targeted more than one million users in the US and Europe and these posts reached 100,000 people on average on diffe...
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Tech disruptions have been making jobs obsolete for quite some time now, but the current AI revolution is actually quite different with all things having been considered and taken into account. For one thing, it will create a situation wherein white collar jobs will end up becoming redundant rather than blue collar ones. According to a report released by the Society for Human Resource Management, three sectors in particular will be heavily affected by AI in the future namely finance, legal an...
These White Collar Jobs Will Be the Most Affected by AI
Tech disruptions have been making jobs obsolete for quite some time now, but the current AI revolution is actually quite different with all things having been considered and taken into account. For one thing, it will create a situation wherein white collar jobs will end up becoming redundant rather than blue collar ones. According to a report released by the Society for Human Resource Management, three sectors in particular will be heavily affected by AI in the future namely finance, legal an...
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