YouTube has opened up an AI generated replies feature for its creators

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This feature is meant to allow creators to post automatically produced responses to audience comments. YouTube recently announced a tool for creators to use AI generated replies to engage with their audience through the comments more quickly. The feature is called Smart Reply and uses artificial intelligence to produce appropriate responses. In this way, the YouTube Studio can be used to post AI generated replies to user comments without the need for the creator to actually type them. Google is already rolling out the feature so that creators can start…

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Medical AI rushed into use in many categories due to pandemic

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COVID-19 is putting artificial intelligence to the test in terms of its health care applications. Researchers around the world have been testing medical AI for new reasons that apply to COVID-19 diagnosis, care, treatment, and research. This is putting artificial intelligence technology to the test in a widespread and unique way that has never been seen before. This focused use of the technology will help researchers to better understand the tech’s possibilities. At the UC San Diego health system, Dr. Albert Hsiao and his team have already been working on…

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WhatsApp mobile payments launching its service in Brazil

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The South American country will be the first to try the new Facebook owned transactions. Facebook is launching its WhatsApp mobile payments service for the first time in Brazil. The country is often the site of initial digital services due to its massive online population. Brazilian users will be able to use this new transaction service to be able to send money securely. The WhatsApp mobile payments will make it possible for a user to send money or buy a product or service from a merchant, all within the chatting…

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Chinese social commerce comprises 11.6 percent of online sales

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Retail sales over this channel have been skyrocketing across the country and will continue growing. Chinese social commerce is rapidly rising and is expected to reach $242.41 billion in 2020, comprising 11.6 percent of the total online retail sales in the country, according to a new eMarketer forecast report. The report predicts that by 2023, the growth rate will bring that figure to almost double that level. The report indicated that Chinese social commerce would continue an extremely rapid rise for retail sales, almost doubling by the close of 2023,…

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Desktop ads hit harder by pandemic than mobile advertising

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Adverts running on smaller screens didn’t suffer as much from the coronavirus crisis as those for laptops. Mobile advertising didn’t experience as bad of a hit from the coronavirus pandemic’s impact as desktop ads did during the first quarter of 2020. This, according to the Q1 Quarterly Mobile Index report published by the PubMatic adtech company. The report included the results of a data analysis conducted by the company. Its analysis revealed that mobile advertising impression volume on publisher sites remained essentially unchanged when comparing periods before and after the…

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