September 24, 2023

crackle announced on Monday that it is launching an OpenAI-powered chatbot called My AI for its Snapchat+ customers.

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Snapchat+ was announced in June and costs $3.99 per month.

According to ledgeThe chatbot is based on OpenAI ChatGPT technology, which is also the basis MicrosoftBing AI. Snap said in one, it can recommend gift ideas, weekend plans or recipes Press release, Users can customize the name and chat background of the “experimental feature”.

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Pointing to well-documented incidents with Bing’s OpenAI-based chatbot, Snap warned in a press release that its My AI chatbot “can be tricked into saying just about anything.”

“Please be aware of its many shortcomings and apologies in advance!”

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Snap founder and CEO Evan Spiegel discussed The transformative potential of AI technology on the company’s fourth-quarter earnings call. Executives of other companies like NVIDIA And meta Made similar announcements during recent earnings calls.

in an interview with ledgeSpiegel was similarly optimistic. “The big idea is that in addition to talking to our friends and family every day, we’re going to talk to AI every day,” he said.

Snap’s new AI chatbot product comes weeks after an AI-powered release from Microsoft GoogleThe latter of which unveiled an internally developed conversational AI product called Bard.

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