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👀 Here’s the story behind that viral AI-generated influencer video.

✋ You can sign up for Amazon One by taking a picture of your palm.

🤠 Beyonce’s country album is here, and brands are lacing up.

🤫 Here’s how Instagram is pivoting to private engagement.

Generative Fill Prompt: A still-life painting of cowboy hat and boots.

8 ChatGPT Alternatives

OpenAI’s ChatGPT isn’t the only generative tool on the market. Other frontrunners use different large language models (LLMs), offer video translation capabilities and prompt assistance, and have superior document organization features. Experiment with these 8 alternatives:

  1. Google Gemini (Bard) is free, allows for unlimited questions, and has the unique advantage of being integrated with Google search.
  2. Microsoft Copilot integrates well with Microsoft products. Image generation is available to all users.
  3. is designed for business use cases like marketing and sales.
  4. Claude is based on Anthropic’s research into training AI systems to be helpful, honest, and harmless.
  5. Perplexity is designed to understand user queries through follow-up questions, summarize findings, and reference diverse sources.
  6. Elicit is an “AI research assistant” that provides summaries from relevant research papers and documents related to your question.
  7. helps education professionals generate learning objectives, icebreakers, assessment questions, and more.
  8. records and transcribes in-person and virtual meetings.

Head to Search Engine Journal for the scoop on each tool.

Q for You

What's your primary generative AI tool?

Ridiculous Design

In honor of April Fools Day, spend some time on Ridiculous Design, a website dedicated to refreshingly absurd ideas.

What if you could filter out Instagram content based on your preferred level of FOMO for the day? What if apps told you how long you’ve been scrolling… in miles?

Some of these concepts seem impractical at first glance, but they’re backed by data on user behavior. It’s a disruption to the proliferation of predictable design, and we love it.

SunChips Eclipse Campaign

Eclipsing the Competition

SunChips is releasing The Solar Eclipse Limited-Edition Pineapple Habanero and Black Bean Spicy Gouda for the duration of the eclipse, or 4 minutes and 27 seconds, on April 8.

The brand is promoting the exclusive flavor is in partnership with astronaut and researcher Kellie Gerardi.

While most people in the path of the eclipse will be gazing upward, fans will have to pull out their phones and snag a bag from at the speed of light before it’s gone.

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