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Microsoft’s new share button makes it easy to show people what Bing AI is saying

The Verge: “The company also said it’s made the chatbot’s ‘Balanced’ mode faster. Microsoft is trying to make it easier to share your experiences with its GPT-4-powered Bing Chat by adding a button that lets you post the AI’s response to Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest. People have already been sharing the interesting (and sometimes upsetting) things that the chatbot has been saying via screenshots, but it seems like Microsoft is leaning into it now. Perhaps that’s a sign that it’s more confident in all the guardrails it’s put up around the system after users pushed it to the breaking point. In a blog post on Friday, the company shows off the share button, saying that you can use it to generate a persistent link to the answer in addition to sharing it to social media. Clicking the link takes you to a Bing Chat window, where it’ll fill in the answer it gave to the person who shared it, complete with citations. You can even follow up on the other person’s answer. I followed a link to an answer about meal ideas, asked it for vegan versions of those meals, and it gave them to me…”

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