On today's episode, we discuss whether we'll be able to tell if something is AI-generated, whether AI can be considered an "inventor," and whether now is the right time to adopt this technology. "In Other News," we talk about how smart ChatGPT really is and what ever happened to IBM's AI supercomputer Watson after it won at "Jeopardy!" Tune in to the discussion with our analysts Jacob Bourne and Gadjo Sevilla.
We round up how some large financial institutions are currently testing AI for front- and back-office functions.
On today's episode, we discuss what AI-generated ads will look like, TikTok testing a new AI chatbot called Tako, Formula One finding a new way to advertise on its cars, ESPN offering its channel as a standalone streaming service, what using VR in a car will look like, visualizing the US workforce as 100 people, and more. Tune in to the discussion with our forecasting writer Ethan Cramer-Flood, director of forecasting Oscar Orozco, and analyst Max Willens.
Key stat: Among US adults who are very trusting of generative AI, 60% are men and 40% are women, according to Morning Consult. People who trust AI also tend to be millennials and have less than a college education.
Tech leaders racing to develop AI technology are acknowledging its dangers and comparing them to pandemics and nuclear war.
Disney says AI could make QR-code shoppable marketing obsolete: At a TV advertising event, Disney and YouTube shared how AI has already changed their strategies.
Klarna hailed AI’s potential, but it needs to consider how the tech can bring benefits that competitors can’t replicate.
ChatGPT may have all of the buzz when it comes to AI platforms, but marketing technology and platforms are quickly catching up by adding a host of AI features to their systems. For starters, Adobe unveiled “Generative Fill” in Photoshop last week, a feature that uses AI to extend the canvas of your design, fill in backgrounds, and more. Meanwhile, Acquia unveiled a chatbot within its digital asset management platform.
Lack of people and process training is the biggest obstacle to leveraging AI, cited by 42% of B2C professionals worldwide in a Twilio survey. Other barriers to AI adoption include security or compliance (36%), poor organizational processes (34%), and poor-quality data (31%).
On today's episode, we discuss what happens now that Montana has approved a ban on TikTok, what Amazon's AI chatbot might look like, why Meta got a record fine from the EU, what space advertising looks like, a Supreme Court ruling on an infamous internet law, how good humans are at multitasking, and more. Tune in to the discussion with our director of Briefings Jeremy Goldman, analyst Evelyn Mitchell, and vice president of Briefings Stephanie Taglianetti.
Google experiments with chat ads: The tech giant plans to embed its Search and Shopping ads into the AI-powered SGE conversational mode.
On Tuesday, Microsoft announced it would use the same plug-in standards as OpenAI, meaning plug-ins can work across ChatGPT, Bing Chat, and Microsoft 365 Copilot. Microsoft is focusing on plug-ins as the future of its OpenAI partnership, and for good reason.
ChatGPT makes up information. When it comes to assessing brand strength, these so-called “hallucinations” can be a tool for evaluating what brand associations really are. And those same hallucinations can be fed back into ChatGPT to generate customer profiles, marketing copy, and even new products. Here’s how.
AI is already changing ad creation. While the tech can create email and social campaigns, there are a number of risks associated with misinformation and brand safety. With generative AI, we can expect to see strong brands grow even stronger—if they can navigate copycats, quality assurance, and apprehensive consumers. Here are six predictions from experts at the “BrXnd: Marketing X AI” conference in New York City.
OpenAI’s GPT-4 can help retailers map the customer journey by analyzing data from across social, owned, and third-party platforms and identifying trends in real time. It can also help retailers predict future behaviors, giving insight into where they should focus their ad dollars.
Coca-Cola helps usher in an era of generative AI advertising: The brand recently told marketers that it believes AI is much more effective than Web3.
Amazon plots an upgrade to its search capabilities, with help from generative AI: The retailer is planning to incorporate an AI chatbot to help shoppers with queries, recommendations, and product comparisons.
As the so-called AI arms race heats up, US site visit data from digital intelligence platform Similarweb reflects early changes in consumer behavior.
Walmart lags behind Amazon in total ecommerce sales, retail media ad dollars, and retail subscriptions. But there may be ways for it to minimize the gap in certain areas, namely search and AI capabilities.
The company is threading artificial intelligence into its core products and services used by millions of users while doubling down on AI accountability. Read online
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