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Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
New AI-powered helper bot Ozlo goes live with $14M in funding from Greylock and others, does not rely on human intermediaries, will take up to 10K initial users   —  For the past few weeks, whenever I've found myself looking for a place to eat or drink, I've turned to Ozlo, a bot on my phone, for help.
May 10, 2016, 1:50 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Sources: LinkedIn has held talks with publishers about introducing its own version of Facebook's Instant Articles   —  LinkedIn Exploring Its Own Version Of Facebook's Instant Articles  —  LinkedIn is considering introducing its own version of Facebook's Instant Articles …
May 5, 2016, 4:05 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Google's training AI with formulaic romance novels to help it become more conversational; uses could include more natural search and email Smart Reply responses   —  Google Is Feeding Romance Novels To Its Artificial Intelligence Engine To Make Its Products More Conversational  —  “Her blouse sprang apart.
May 5, 2016, 8:40 AMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Source: Facebook is offering some content creators around $250K for 20 live video posts per month over a three-month period   —  As Social Shifts To Video, Content Creators Win Power And Dollars  —  Photo illustration by Alex Kantrowitz, BuzzFeed News / Thinkstock-Facebook
Apr 27, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Facebook rolling out setting that lets users turn off all Live notifications   —  You Can Turn Off Those Facebook Live Video Notifications Now  —  Facebook is finally introducing an option to turn off all those live video notifications.  The control is currently rolling out, a Facebook spokesperson confirmed.
Apr 22, 2016, 8:30 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Ticketmaster and Eventbrite to start selling tickets through Facebook   —  Eventbrite To Sell Tickets Directly Through Facebook Too  —  Earlier today, BuzzFeed News reported that Ticketmaster will soon begin selling tickets directly on Facebook.  We've now learned that another big ticketing company, Eventbrite, is set to do the same.
Apr 11, 2016, 9:15 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Ticketmaster to begin selling tickets to select events directly on Facebook by end of April   —  Ticketmaster Will Sell Tickets Directly On Facebook In Coming Weeks  —  Another business places its functionality, and faith, in Facebook.  —  Ticketmaster will start selling event tickets directly …
Apr 11, 2016, 1:35 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
How the internet manipulated Microsoft's AI chatbot into learning and repeating hate speech   —  How The Internet Turned Microsoft's AI Chatbot Into A Neo-Nazi  —  In a matter of hours this week, Microsoft's AI-powered chatbot, Tay, went from a jovial teen to a Holocaust-denying menace openly calling for a race war in ALL CAPS.
Mar 24, 2016, 10:25 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Microsoft introduces Tay, an AI chatbot that's learned how to behave from young adults' online conversations and is debuting on Kik, GroupMe, and Twitter   —  Microsoft's New AI-Powered Chatbot Mimics A 19-Year-Old American Girl  —  Microsoft's new AI-powered chatbot, Tay …
Mar 23, 2016, 11:30 AMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Shopify's new iOS keyboard, Shopkey, populates with product catalogs, so retailers can easily share product pictures and purchase links   —  Shopify Smooths Way For Retailers Selling On Social With New Keyboard  —  Social media has made us weirdly comfortable addressing corporations like people …
Feb 17, 2016, 2:25 AMIn context

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