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Israel launches AI-driven news channel on TikTok
Prominent Israeli journalists Miri Michaeli and Amit Segal have fashioned their own digital avatars for the ACT News channel on TikTok, thanks to artificial intelligence. While the artificial voices of Michaeli and Segal exhibit some deviation from their real-life vocal tones and there are minor lip-sync discrepancies, audiences readily accept the news as genuine. Initially focused on championing Israeli interests, the brains behind ACT News now plan to harness these AI-powered avatars to cover "uplifting events from around the world".
TikTok Takes Aim at Twitter with Text-Based Feature
In a bid to compete with Twitter (recently rebranded to X) TikTok has launched a new feature enabling users to create and share text-based content. :comet: The move comes just 20 days after Meta’s Threads was introduced as a rival to X. Additional features like stickers, tags, hashtags, background colors, and draft saving are also available to enhance text-based content.