Instagram is Reportedly Working on AI Generated Comments

Artificial intelligence has started to permeate virtually every aspect of the tech industry, and social media is no exception. It seems like Instagram is trying to use AI in a unique manner by giving users the option to generate a comment using nothing but machine learning with all things having been considered and taken into account. This news comes from noted source code analyst and leaker Alessandro Paluzzi, and it can tell us a lot about where the industry might be headed.

With all of that having been said and now out of the way, it is important to note that AI will have to comb through your previous comment and post history in order to make these comments. Such data collection is necessary because of the fact that this is the sort of thing that could potentially end up helping it learn your speech patterns. This will make your comment seem more similar to your style than might have been the case otherwise.

In spite of the fact that this is the case, some are criticizing this move since it could lead to users losing their privacy in ways that many simply would not be all that comfortable with. AI generated comments are by no means a new feature, but they have mostly been used to generate spam and other such entities that can seriously damage the user experience.

Many are also calling the usefulness of this feature into question. Instagram and its parent company Meta have a reputation for hopping on every tech bandwagon and turning it into a gimmick. Until such a time comes that the practical advantages of such a feature can be experienced, it seems unlikely that this feature will see a wider rollout.

That said, Instagram may have only been doing a test run of its AI in order to prepare for bigger and better things. It will be interesting to see where things for from here on out, since Instagram is clearly trying to double down its AI efforts and Meta will need all the help that it can get to save the sinking ship.

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