“[AI] really does raise the bar in terms of what people are going to expect from you,” our analyst Jeremy Goldman said on our recent “ChatGPT and Generative AI” panel. As AI matures, it will become more specialized, automating mundane tasks, ushering in personalization, and changing the way consumers, retailers, and marketers use the internet. Here are eight predictions for that not-so-distant future.
On today's episode, we discuss whether Microsoft’s AI-powered Bing can take share from Google, if social platforms can compete with Amazon on product search, and what to make of the idea that Apple might release its own search engine. "In Other News," we talk about what watching Peacock in the metaverse looks like and how people feel about all of their subscriptions. Tune in to the discussion with our director of forecasting Peter Newman and analyst Max Willens.
Several retailers look to harness generative AI’s potential: Instacart, Walmart, and Levi Strauss are among those testing potential use cases for the emerging technology.
Global spending on AI-centric systems—including the software, hardware, and services for these systems—will increase 27% this year to reach $154 billion, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC).
Even as suspicions surrounding ChatGPT and generative AI swirl, marketers know the new tech will turn search—and its ad dollars—on its head. As search shifts toward chatbots, the way brands advertise with Google and Microsoft will change completely, creating problems for publishers and agencies.
Google, Musk, and OpenAI moves show corporate Darwinism in AI race: As tech gets closer to the holy grail of AGI, it’s getting harder for companies to apply the brakes.
What Google’s rumored AI search engine means for digital advertising: Internal documents show that ad placements are top-of-mind as Google plunges into AI.
Generative AI comes to EHRs: Microsoft’s strong AI position could bring the company more healthcare cloud customers since its integrated AI tech with Epic can only be accessed on Azure.
“Over 50% [of users] say they view Pinterest as a place to shop,” said Pinterest CEO Bill Ready. “Yet we haven’t made it easy for them to shop historically, as shoppable content was not integrated into core experiences.”
With Bedrock, Amazon courts an array of AI startups: The platform offers a smorgasbord of generative AI tools for enterprise. But moves by Databricks and Meta could take model training in-house.
Publishers launch AI task forces as anxiety swirls: Amid speculation that AI could hurt the industry’s jobs, publishers try to get their bearings.
On today's episode, we discuss what to make of Microsoft putting ads in its AI-powered Bing Chat platform, the biggest pitfalls of companies using generative AI, and publishers' concerns about AI chatbots cutting readership. "In Other News," we talk about how much retail media networks are actually boosting the US ad market and which car manufacturers are leading the US electric vehicle (EV) race. Tune in to the discussion with our analysts Gadjo Sevilla and Max Willens.
Following GPT-4’s impressive introduction, everyone is racing to incorporate generative AI into their operations: Google launched Bard to some disappointment, Amazon entered the AI race, and Quora wants to create “the universal AI messaging client.” Here are the latest generative AI updates and what they mean for marketers.
The risks and benefits of generative AI in healthcare: The AI craze is triggering mixed feelings in healthcare communities as tech players continue to tout their tools for healthcare tasks.
Summer is on the way, and the advertising landscape has already changed significantly since the start of the year. We checked in on data surrounding the biggest trends, including AI search (which is happening whether consumers want it or not), a TikTok ban (no one knows but be prepared), retail media (it’s exploding), and more.
A big cloud services drought could amount to involuntary AI slowdown: Cloud server chips and energy supplies buckle under the weight of generative AI demands, adding to monopoly likelihood.
While retail as a whole is looking for ways to deploy generative AI to support operations and enhance customer experience, fashion ecommerce is likely to see some of the biggest impacts.
On today's episode, we discuss whether generative AI is actually coming for your job, how much customers really care about a company's values, whether there is a subscription divide among groups of people, whether audiobooks could be the next frontier for advertising, some karaoke facts, and more. Tune in to the discussion with our analysts Evelyn Mitchell and Max Willens and vice president of Briefings Stephanie Taglianetti.
Rivals are likely to spring up for Bloomberg’s recently unveiled generative AI platform. But they won’t have access to its Terminals' data.
Uncertainty looms over ad industry, producing a loss of 2,100 jobs in March: As AI advances and regulations toughen, agencies are caught in a difficult position.
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