App News Roundup
Snapchat’s AI receives backlash
Snapchat’s Controversial AI Feature
Snapchat has always been known for its innovative use of filters and augmented reality features. However, the company’s latest AI feature has caused quite a stir amongst users. The new feature, which allows users to change their skin tone to reflect different ethnicities, was met with immediate backlash due to its racially insensitive nature. Critics slammed the feature as being “insensitive” and “racist,” prompting Snapchat to quickly remove it from its app.
#SnapchatAI #ControversialFeatures #RacialSensitivity
Bluesky gains momentum
Twitter’s Decentralized Social Media Protocol
Twitter’s ambitious plan to create a decentralized social media protocol has been gaining momentum recently. The project, known as Bluesky, aims to create an open and decentralized social media platform that would allow for greater user privacy and control over their data. Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey, has said that Bluesky is still in its early stages, but that the company hopes to eventually hand off the development of the project to a community-led organization.
#Bluesky #DecentralizedSocialMedia #Privacy
Apple prevails in antitrust appeal
Apple’s Antitrust Battle
Apple has won its antitrust appeal against the makers of the popular music streaming app, Spotify. The case began when Spotify filed a complaint against Apple, alleging that the tech giant was using its position as the owner of the App Store to stifle competition. However, a judge ruled in favor of Apple, stating that the company’s practices were not harmful to consumers or competition. The decision is seen as a major victory for Apple and a blow to industry competitors.
#Apple #Antitrust #Competition
Summary: Snapchat’s latest AI feature is facing criticism for being racially insensitive, while Twitter’s Bluesky project aims to create a decentralized social media platform that gives users greater privacy and control. Meanwhile, Apple has won its antitrust appeal against Spotify, marking a major victory for the tech giant. #TECH