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1 01, 2024

John Mueller On AI-Generated Images, Stock Photos

2024-01-01T10:12:37+11:00January 1st, 2024|Search Engine Journal|

Written by Kristi Hines - John Mueller, Google Search Advocate, recently shared his “shower” thoughts on the use of AI-generated images on websites versus stock photography. His discussion opened up an intriguing debate on how users perceive images created with generative AI tools like DALL·E, especially in contexts that are not primarily focused on art or AI. The post included [...]

16 12, 2023

Google Confirms Business ‘Openness’ As Local Ranking Factor

2023-12-18T11:00:06+11:00December 16th, 2023|Search Engine Journal|

Written by Kristi Hines - Recent findings by SEO professionals suggest that Google has recalibrated its local search algorithm, placing more emphasis on a business’s listed hours of operation as a key ranking signal. According to Joy Hawkins of Sterling Sky, the trend became noticeable after the November 2023 core update, leading to businesses that appear as closed being significantly [...]

11 12, 2023

4 Ways To Try The New Model From Mistral AI

2023-12-11T08:46:27+11:00December 11th, 2023|Search Engine Journal|

Written by Kristi Hines - In a significant leap in large language model (LLM) development, Mistral AI announced the release of its newest model, Mixtral-8x7B. magnet:?xt=urn:btih:5546272da9065eddeb6fcd7ffddeef5b75be79a7&dn=mixtral-8x7b-32kseqlen&tr=udp%3A%2F%https://t.co/uV4WVdtpwZ%3A6969%2Fannounce&tr=http%3A%2F%https://t.co/g0m9cEUz0T%3A80%2Fannounce RELEASE a6bbd9affe0c2725c1b7410d66833e24 — Mistral AI (@MistralAI) December 8, 2023 What Is Mixtral-8x7B? Mixtral-8x7B from Mistral AI is a Mixture of Experts (MoE) model designed to enhance how machines understand and generate text. Imagine it [...]

2 12, 2023

GPT Store Set To Launch In 2024 After ‘Unexpected’ Delays

2023-12-04T11:00:06+11:00December 2nd, 2023|Search Engine Journal|

Written by Kristi Hines - OpenAI shares its plans for the GPT Store, enhancements to GPT Builder tools, privacy improvements, and updates coming to ChatGPT. OpenAI has scheduled the launch of the GPT Store for early next year, aligning with its ongoing commitment to developing advanced AI technologies. The GPT Builder tools have received substantial updates, including a more intuitive [...]

23 11, 2023

Google Bard’s Latest Update Enhances Understanding Of YouTube Videos

2023-11-23T06:43:37+11:00November 23rd, 2023|Search Engine Journal|

Written by Kristi Hines - Google Bard’s latest update gives the conversational AI chatbot the ability to help users better understand YouTube video content. While the enhancement promises to be useful in many settings, I decided to put Google Bard’s “understanding” capabilities to the test. Google Expands Capabilities Of Bard’s YouTube Extension According to the latest updates page for Bard, [...]

6 11, 2023

Alleged Leaks Of New ChatGPT Prototype & Features

2023-11-06T11:00:06+11:00November 6th, 2023|Search Engine Journal|

Written by Kristi Hines - Major announcements expected from OpenAI at tomorrow’s DevDay conference could revolutionize the landscape for artificial intelligence developers and companies leveraging AI technology. openai devday is in a week–11/6 at 10 am we have some great new stuff for you! will be livestreamed on https://t.co/VaGG9g2o5x — Sam Altman (@sama) October 30, 2023 The company behind ChatGPT [...]

30 10, 2023

New Version Of ChatGPT Gives Access To All GPT-4 Tools At Once

2023-10-30T11:00:06+11:00October 30th, 2023|Search Engine Journal|

Written by Kristi Hines - OpenAI plans to unveil a new way to use multimodal GPT-4 with access to All Tools without switching and more document analysis capabilities. Screenshots shared by numerous ChatGPT Plus users on X show new capabilities for PDF and document analysis and an “All Tools” feature. All Tools gives users access to all GPT-4 features without [...]

9 09, 2023

Google Completes Rollout Of August 2023 Core Update

2023-09-11T10:00:07+10:00September 9th, 2023|Search Engine Journal|

Written by Kristi Hines - Find out what next steps website owners should take now the Google Search August 2023 core update is complete. Google has fully rolled out its August 2023 Core Update, affecting search rankings across multiple sectors. In addition to a core update in March, Google released two review updates in February and April earlier this year. [...]

2 09, 2023

Threads Tests Keyword Search In Australia & New Zealand

2023-09-04T10:00:12+10:00September 2nd, 2023|Search Engine Journal|

Written by Kristi Hines - Instagram, the popular photo-sharing platform, has taken another step in augmenting its services ecosystem by adding keyword search to the Threads app. Adam Mosseri, the CEO of Instagram, announced that the company is testing the new functionality in Australia and New Zealand, with plans to expand to more countries soon. Screenshot from Threads, September 2023 [...]

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