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The 📸 Press Clipping by Fair Licensing | week 16 '24

Here are the top 5 news articles for Agencies and Photographers in week 16/2024

What's abuzz in the photography world this week?

1. PetaPixel

Rare ‘Type 1’ Photos of Celebrities up for Auction

Goldin Auctions unveils a vast collection of sought-after Type 1 celebrity photographs for auction, prized for their rarity. Highlights include images of Jeff Bezos, Marilyn Monroe, and a signed Apollo 11 photo. Previous auctions have seen high bids for images of Kurt Cobain, Michael Jordan, and Joe Namath. Most recently, Goldin's Elite Auction featured iconic sports moments, such as Michael Jordan's jersey mishap and Mike Tyson's debut, selling for substantial amounts.

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2. The Verge

Meta will require Labels on more AI-generated Content

Meta is updating its policy for AI-generated content on Instagram, Facebook, and Threads, adding a "Made with AI" label starting in May. The new policy will label more content as AI-generated, based on user disclosure or Meta's detection system. These changes expand upon the previous 2020 policy to cover a broader range of AI-generated content. Meta will also adjust its moderation, no longer removing AI-generated material unless it breaches other community guidelines.

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3. DesignTAXI

Photobucket reportedly in Talks to license 13 Billion Images to AI Tools

Photobucket, once a popular image-hosting platform, is now considering licensing its vast library of 13 billion photos and videos to tech firms for AI training. This move could provide a financial lifeline for the struggling company. CEO Ted Leonard is negotiating rates with potential buyers, with prices ranging from five cents to over US$1 per item. The company's updated terms of service allow it to sell user-uploaded content for AI training, potentially worth billions of dollars. 

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4. DIYPhotography

DALL-E 3 now lets you edit Images and find Inspiration within ChatGPT

OpenAI's DALL-E 3, known for AI-generated image creation, introduces new features for enhanced usability. It now includes image editing tools directly within the ChatGPT interface and offers preset artistic styles for inspiration. These updates align with OpenAI's efforts to make their tools more user-friendly and versatile. Additionally, all images generated using DALL-E 3 now come with content authenticity tags.

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5. Digital Camera World

Food Photographer of the Year offers tasty Treats as the Shortlist announced

The shortlist for the Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year has been revealed, showcasing a diverse array of mouthwatering images from both professional and amateur photographers. The photo competition, which began in 2011, has become renowned in the photography world. Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on June 4, followed by a Finalists Exhibition at the Mall Galleries in London from June 5-9. The overall winner will receive a prize of £5,000.

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