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The 📸 Press Clipping by Fair Licensing | week 13 '23

Here are the top 5 news articles for Agencies and Photographers in week 13/2023

What's abuzz in the photography world this week?

1. TechCrunch

Meta Winds Down Support for NFTs on Instagram and Facebook

According to Meta's head of commerce and financial technologies, Stephane Kasriel, Meta will end NFT and digital collectibles on Instagram and Facebook after a short-lived product testing period that began in May last year. Despite expanding NFT support for creators in 100 countries in July last year, the company will now focus on other methods of supporting creators, businesses, and individuals.

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2. Shotkit

OpenAI's ChatGPT-4 AI Can Now Understand Photos Too

OpenAI claims that the latest version of ChatGPT represents a significant advancement in machine learning. The LLM (language learning model) is now able to analyze images and describe their contents, such as explaining why a surreal photograph is unusual, etc. This capability surpasses the abilities of previous AI systems and approaches the level of human-like interaction in terms of analytical capacity.

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3. Digital Camera World

AI Images Beaten By Real Photos In 'Man vs Machine' Competition

An Australian camera retailer, having mistakenly declared an AI image as the winner of a photo competition, held a subsequent Man Vs Machine contest where participants could submit real or AI images. Keith Costelo, a human photographer, won with a photo featuring a model connected to wires and illuminated by colorful lights in homage to AI aesthetics.

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4. Fstoppers

DPReview Is Shutting Down

DPReview, a well-respected photography publication, is shutting down in less than a month, surprising the industry. The parent company Amazon made the decision as part of a larger group of thousands of layoffs. The website will remain active until April 10, after which all new content will be ceased and forums will be locked, with the site remaining in a read-only mode for a "limited period."

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5. Bored Panda

The 2022 Annual Mobile Photography Award Winners Have Been Announced

The MPA announced the last year´s winners and honorable mentions, celebrating the creative talent of photographers who use mobile devices to capture and edit their images. As the longest-running international competition exclusively for mobile photography, the MPA showcases the potential of this medium for artistic expression, allowing photographers to share their perspectives with a global audience.

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