Raw videos of violent incidents in Texas rekindle debate about graphic images
News organizations have long held back from publishing explicit or violent images of death, which are now rapidly disseminated across social media platforms.By Marc Fisher and Naomi Nix
Facebook pivoted to the metaverse. Now it wants to show off its AI.
Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg is juggling his desire to compete in the artificial intelligence arms race with the company’s longstanding big bet on the metaverse.By Naomi Nix
Twitter says it will restrict access to some tweets before Turkey’s election
Twitter says it will restrict access to some tweets before Turkey's election. The move comes as the country’s right-wing leader, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, faces a tight contest at the polls on Sunday.By Perry Stein
Is it time to upgrade your smartphone? Our quiz can help you decide.
Should you upgrade your smartphone? Take our quiz.By Heather Kelly, Chris Alcantara and Chris Velazco
Trust linked to porn-friendly bank could gain a stake in Trump’s Truth Social
But neither Trump Media nor the SPAC that has proposed merging with it has revealed that to the SEC or the SPAC's shareholders.By Drew Harwell, Matt Bernardini and Matei Rosca
An influencer’s AI clone will be your girlfriend for $1 a minute
Launched this week, CarynAI is a chat bot leveraging GPT-4 API technology to replicate Caryn Marjorie's voice, mannerisms, and personality.By Taylor Lorenz
Why Elon Musk picked Linda Yaccarino to lead Twitter as CEO
Twitter has struggled to generate revenue since Musk took over as CEO, as advertisers have fretted over its sweeping rollbacks of content moderation.By Faiz Siddiqui, Sarah Ellison and Naomi Nix
AI is coming to Google, whether you like it or not. Here’s what to watch.
Google's new AI search might be a Band-Aid on a structural problem: The internet is a bad place to get good answers.By Shira Ovide
Elon Musk picks NBCU’s Linda Yaccarino as new Twitter CEO
Musk has tapped NBCUniversal ad chief Linda Yaccarino, according to two people familiar with the matter.By Faiz Siddiqui and Sarah Ellison
Who is Linda Yaccarino, Elon Musk’s pick for Twitter CEO?
The NBCUniversal executive is in advanced talks with Musk, who has said he will step down to become executive chair and chief technology officer.By Kelsey Ables and Sarah Ellison
Cybersecurity faces a challenge from artificial intelligence’s rise
The prospect comes as a range of professionals report real progress in security, from slowing ransomware attacks to more timely sharing of information by the U.S. government.By Joseph Menn
Is the sun white or yellow? It’s a hot debate, and everyone’s wrong.
A Twitter post left people divided over the sun's color. We asked scientists to weigh in.By María Luisa Paúl
Google is changing the way we search with AI. It could upend the web.
Google executives took the IO stage to tout their AI search tool, saying it will directly generate answers to some queries, a move publishers and bloggers dread.By Gerrit De Vynck
Heather Armstrong, who made it okay to say motherhood was hard, dead at 47
Armstrong detailed her struggles with postpartum depression, her conflicted emotions about motherhood, her battles with alcoholism, and her relationship and eventual divorce.By Taylor Lorenz
Twitter could delete dormant profiles. Here’s how to save them.
Worried about old tweets from someone who has passed away? Here's how to save copies of them in case they are deleted.By Heather Kelly
Google IO 2023: Recap of AI announcements, Pixel Fold, PaLM 2 and more updates
Live coverage of Google I/O keynote speech from CEO Sundar Pichai.By Washington Post Staff
Everything we know about the Pixel Fold, 7a and Google’s new tablet
Google finally built a smartphone that folds in half. But will it -- and the rest of Google's new gadgets -- be worth the wait?By Chris Velazco
AI is changing Google search: What the I/O announcement means for you
A guided tour of the new Google Search Generative Experience, or SGE, coming first to people who sign up — and eventually to everyone.By Geoffrey A. Fowler
AI can bring the Notorious B.I.G.’s voice back to life. Should it?
A track generated by artificial intelligence features the voice of Biggie Smalls on “N.Y. State of Mind” by Nas and has drawn raves. But does it violate his legacy?By Julian Mark
A start-up teams with SpaceX to be first to orbit a commercial space station
If the plans come to fruition, it would mark another milestone in the privatization of space.By Christian Davenport