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This news item is part of the weekly top 5 news bulletin (from Week 2, Apr 2023) specially packaged for leaders of Nonprofits, Churches, and Faith-based Social Ventures. 

Microsoft Explores Ways to Generate Traffic & Revenue on Bing AI Chatย 

AI continues to be a dominant topic in the digital world. Microsoft announced that they are releasing two new features or projects that will take advantage of the heavy demand that they are facing for Bing AI chat. They say a 100 million daily active users are using chat. I mean, people who never heard of Bing or never used Bing are starting to use it, including me. And they want to take advantage of it. And they also want to use this to increase traffic to the publishers. So first thing they’re launching is if somebody sees a particular link that pops up as part of the search, when the user hovers over it in the chat box, they will see additional links so they can get extra traffic from that search. And they’re also launching a revenue sharing model, which helps the publisher earn revenues. We will link to all the details related to these two interesting announcements from Microsoft.

Here is the full list of the Top 5 News Items from Week 2, April 2023 with source links from Google, Twitter, Microsoft, LinkedIn, Yuga Labs.

๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 1: Google Launches Ads Safety Report & Ads Transparency Center   

Source: Google | Ads Blog

๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 2: LinkedIn Starts Testing ‘Suggested Posts’ & Upgrades Topics Search  

Source: LinkedIn

๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 3: Twitter Says Only Verified Accounts Eligible for Tweet Recommendations  

Source: Elon Musk

๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 4: Microsoft Explores Ways to Generate Traffic & Revenue on Bing AI Chat      

Source: Microsoft

๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ News 5: Yuga Labs Partners with Gucci to Create Limited KodaPendant Jewelry

Source: Yuga Labs

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