Surgeon general warns social media can have 'profound risk of harm' for kids
Could social media for kids be regulated next, like car seats and baby formula? The U.S. surgeon general is pushing policymakers to consider change in a new report on social media and youth mental health.
Digital seance: New AI tech will mimic speaking to dead family, friends
A tech designer is building a program called Seance AI, which will allow users to speak with a chatbot mimicking a dead loved one that could help people find closure.
TikTok files lawsuit against Montana's statewide ban of the video sharing app
Social media company TikTok has filed a lawsuit to overturn Montana’s first-in-the-nation ban on the video sharing app.
iPhone will soon be able to replicate your voice after just 15 minutes of training
Apple said the new features were "designed to support millions of people globally who are unable to speak or who have lost their speech over time."
Fed-up parents in Senate push for ban of social media for kids
A group of senators is considering legislation banning social media for children under 13 years old amid growing concerns from parents about the negative impact of social media on children's mental health and well-being.
Some 14 million jobs won't exist globally in 5 years, report says
Here are the jobs that will be most impacted in the years ahead, according to the new report by the World Economic Forum.
How scammers are using your Snapchat and TikTok posts in their AI schemes
AI scams that employ synthetic voice and images pull data from TikTok, Facebook and Snapchat to fabricate fake hostages' voices and images, according to a security adviser.
These jobs are safe from the AI revolution — for now
Jobs involving manual or outdoor labor or specialized knowledge are less likely to be replaced by AI-informed automation.
Have ChatGPT skills? 9 in 10 companies hiring want you, survey finds
A recent survey found that businesses are seeking employees with ChatGPT experience, with 30% saying the need is urgent. Companies are looking to hire "prompt engineers" and some are offering starting salaries exceeding $200k.
Elon Musk says owning Twitter is 'painful' but needed to be done
Billionaire Elon Musk has told the BBC that running Twitter has been “quite painful" but that the social media company is now roughly breaking even after he acquired it late last year.
Are robot waiters the future? Some in restaurant industry think so
Many think robot waiters are the solution to the industry’s labor shortages. But others note how they can’t yet take orders, and many restaurants have steps that they can’t adapt to.
What is Lemon8?: TikTok parent company introduces new social media app
The app, called Lemon8, is a photo-based app that could be described as a mixture of Instagram and Pinterest with sprinkles of videos that resemble those posted on TikTok.
Many electric vehicles to lose big tax credit under proposed new rules
Fewer new EVs will qualify for a full $7,500 federal tax credit under the rules proposed Friday by the U.S. Treasury Department.
Parts of Twitter's source code leaked online
Twitter, based in San Francisco, noted in the filing that the postings infringe copyrights held by Twitter.
Utah's new social media law means kids need approval from parents
Two new laws prohibit kids under 18 from using social media overnight, require age verification, and open the door to lawsuits on behalf of children claiming social media harmed them.
TikTok CEO to tell Congress video-sharing app is safe, urge against ban
TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew is due to answer questions Thursday from U.S. lawmakers concerned about the social media platform's effects on its young user base and possible national security risks.
Woman reunited with camera, photos she lost 13 years ago in river
An Arizona woman thought all was lost when she dropped her digital camera in a river, until a fisherman found it 13 years later and uploaded the photos to Facebook.
Selena Gomez makes history as 1st woman to reach 400 million Instagram followers
The actress and singer passed Kylie Jenner as the most-followed woman on the popular social media platform.
'I'm feeling helpless and unmoored': Etsy sellers go unpaid after Silicon Valley Bank collapse
Etsy said it will have to delay payments to its sellers after the Silicon Valley Bank collapse, but its words are of little comfort to those in need.
New Mercedes models will have TikTok built in
Car owners will also be able to set up “routines” for various things in their cars, like automatically turning on heated seats when temperatures reach a certain degree.