Meta, the parent company of Facebook announces the debut of AI-powered tools in its social media platforms. Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that this attempt would later see AI personas designed to assist people in different ways. The assistance would be an additional feature of the AI tools across its apps and services.
Zuckerberg mentioned that the company is on a project to develop AI experiences in text in Messenger chat and WhatsApp chat, and experiences with photos in creative Instagram filters and ad formats. There would also be AI experiences in videos and other multi-modals.
He added that the company would have to lay a lot of foundational work then only it can make possible the sharing of futuristic experiences with the users.
As per the initial reports given by the company the new AI team is designed and the leader of the team is Ahmad Al-Dahle who is currently serving as the Vice president of AI and machine learning in Meta. The team would be reporting to Chris Cox, the Chief Product Officer
Al-Dahle has initially an employee at Apple in the company’s special product group.
Meta would be however initiating the experimenting of the text-based AI tools on WhatsApp and Messenger. It is assumed that these AI tools would be conversation bots inspired by the style and mode of functioning of ChatGPT.
These tools would be available for the users to try and use and to give their feedback. If the introduction of the ChatGPT-like AI tools in these platforms hails success then Meta would be moving forward to add these features to its other businesses as well, such as customer support and in the sales field.
Mark Zuckerberg provided a detailed description of the launch in a post. The details available from the post
Meta is creating a new top-level product group focused on generative AI to turbocharge their work in the area.
Meta plans to start by pulling together many of the teams working on generative AI across the company into one group focused on building delightful experiences around the new technology in all of its different products.
Meta has decided to categorize the focus into two terms:
- Short term focus
- Long term focus
Meta’s short-term focus would be on building creative and expressive tools.
Meta’s long-term focus would be on developing AI personas that could help and assist people in many different ways.
Meta as of now
- would explore experiences with text such as
- WhatsApp chat
- Messenger chat
- would explore experiences with images such as
- creative Instagram filters
- ad formats
Previously Meta had made an announcement that it was developing its own AI language generator by the name LLaMA. LLaMA is expected to be beneficial more to the researcher society rather than the general public.
In addition to the AL language generator LLaMA, Meta had launched two AI chatbots named Galactica and Blenderbot
Along with the super hike that OpenAI’s ChatGPT received tech giants are dedicated to creating and developing their AI tools so as to not lose their market and maintain their dominance in the business.
Mega tech houses such as Google launched its AI tool Apprentice Bard, while Microsoft launched its Bing Search and Edge Browser. Recently Snapchat, the instant messaging and multimedia app, has entered the AL paradigm with its own generative AL tool features. Snapchat has a custom-trained chatbot that is exclusively available for its paid subscribers. The chatbot is on a one-month trial run.
Other search engines to launch AI-powered chatterbot product integrations are
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