Facebook AI spots deep fakes and their sources

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The system was developed by the company with a team from Michigan State university. Facebook and a team from Michigan State University have announced that they have developed a new software system that can identified deep fakes as well as where they came from. Deep fakes are videos that have been edited using AI in some way, appearing increasingly realistic. Deep fakes are becoming increasingly difficult for humans to tell what is real when they are viewed online, such as when they are shared on Facebook. According to the researchers…

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Brij rolls out new one-touch QR code product registration

QR Code product registration - new feature rolled out

The platform will also make it possible to use the quick response barcode for reorders. Brij is a platform that works to bring together physical goods with digital experiences has launched a new one-touch QR code product registration and reorder feature. The platform’s new barcode features are meant to simplify these otherwise clunky processes. Brands using this platform are able to create customized experiences to offer through their products. These can now be accessed through QR code product registration. When customers scan the quick response code on the item or…

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Google+ continues to cause problems 2 years after shutting down

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The tech giant’s failed attempt at a social network is still causing the company headaches. Google+ stopped being available for personal accounts more than two years ago. Still, even though many of us have all but forgotten that the platform ever existed, it continues to cause headaches for the tech and media giant. Remnants of the platform remain live and have been breaking Google Phone app functionality for Android. According to a recent Android Police report, pieces of the Google+ platform are still live and are causing problems for Google…

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The Impacts of Social Media to Investors Regarding the Purchase of Stocks

The Impacts of Social Media to Investors Regarding the Purchase of Stocks

Information has a significant impact on the stock value. It can either affect the stock’s value positively or negatively. If you’ve ever had a chance to read through the financial literature, you’ll prove this true.  In 1970, a proposal, the traditional theory, by Eugen Fama tried to explain the relationship between stock prices and the information available. In Eugene’s approach, he explained that the efficiency of any stock market is directly proportional to the available information reflected by the stock prices.  Recently, studies have been done and the focus has…

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Will you wear a Facebook smartwatch next summer?

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The social network’s first wrist-worn gadget will reportedly launch midway through 2022. A Facebook smartwatch is slated to roll out in the summer of 2022, according to a recent report published on The Verge. This is not the first report that the company was working on the wearable tech, but it did add a timeline. Media reports in February had already hinted that at Facebook smartwatch was in the works and that over $1 billion had already been spent on the project. That said, this new report has added details…

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