Mark Zuckerberg has revealed the release of its Meta AI on Wednesday 27 September.
“We’re launching Meta AI! It’s a new assistant you can talk to in WhatsApp, Messenger, Instagram Direct and soon,” Meta boss has announced.
At Meta Connect 2023, Mark said the Meta AI can answer lots of questions with real-time info, generate photorealistic images, and more.
The new Meta AI will also be introducing lots of fun AIs with expertise in cooking, fitness, travel, fashion, sports, writing, games, and more — played by some awesome people.
Meta AI, which will soon come to Meta’s newly announced Quest 3 VR headset. It can help plan a trip with friends in a group chat, answer general-knowledge questions and search the internet across Microsoft’s Bing to provide real-time web results.
Also today, Meta launched AI Studio, a platform that’ll let businesses build AI chatbots for the company’s messaging services, including Facebook, Instagram and Messenger. Starting with Messenger, AI Studio will let companies “create AIs that reflect their brand’s values and improve customer service experiences,” according to the company. It is only available in alpha to start.
Speaking of AI, get a load of the vast list of celebrities and influencers who have signed on to let Meta use their likeness for some fun. There are now 28 AI characters based on famous people — but built entirely from AI — from across the worlds of sport, music, social media and more.
Meta also announced the “next generation of Ray Ban Meta smart glasses. Upgraded in every way — with better camera, better audio, lighter, more styles. Plus, they’re the first glasses to ship with Meta AI.”
Meta’s new foundational model for image generation, Emu, comes with some fun things. One is generative AI stickers which are coming to Meta’s messaging apps. It will allow users to create unique AI stickers in a matter of seconds across Meta apps including WhatsApp, Messenger, Instagram and even Facebook Stories.