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Elon Musk’s X names new head of safety, more than a year after former safety leader’s exit

Elon Musk’s social media platform X on Tuesday announced it’s hiring a new head of safety as it faces ongoing scrutiny over the spread of hateful speech, conspiracy theories and other controversial content on the platform.

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OpenAI works on AI that mimics human voices

OpenAI has unveiled a new artificial intelligence tool that can mimic human voices with startling accuracy. The AI voice generator has a range of potential applications, including for accessibility services, but could also prompt concerns about misinformation and other forms of abuse.

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Elon Musk details his prescription ketamine use, says investors should want him to ‘keep taking it’

Elon Musk said he is “almost always” sober during his late-night — or, in some cases, very early morning — posting sessions on his social media platform, X.

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TikTok fanatics: what the House vote to effectively ban could mean for you

If you’re a TikTok fanatic worried about how you’re going to stay connected to the world after a bill that could ban the app passed the House of Representatives Wednesday … don’t panic just yet.

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He prosecuted child sex predators; now, goes after Meta for allegedly enabling them

When Raúl Torrez, then a young prosecutor in a rural New Mexico, was preparing one of his first child abuse cases, he went to his father for advice.

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Facebook and Instagram outage: Widespread disruption resolved

Meta’s platforms, including Facebook and Instagram, went down for thousands of users on Tuesday, because of what the company called a “technical issue.” The outage was resolved within around two hours.

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Reddit hasn’t turned profit in nearly 20 years; just filed to go public anyway

Reddit, the message board site known for its chronically online userbase and for originating much internet discourse, filed for its long-anticipated initial public offering on Thursday.

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Meta adds ‘AI generated’ label to images created with OpenAI, Midjourney and other tools

Meta says it’s working to identify and label AI-generated images shared on its platforms that were created by third-party tools, as the company prepares for the 2024 election season amid a proliferation of artificial intelligence tools that threaten to muddy the information ecosystem.

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Meta to pay first-ever dividend as quarterly profits triple

Meta’s “year of efficiency” paid off in a big way.

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Accusations, tears and rants: Takeaways from today’s tech CEO hearing

A group of social media bigwigs is currently being grilled by Congress on Wednesday about the risks their products pose to young people — yet again.

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