Wednesday, August 2, 2023
YouTube's AI Leap: Auto-Generating Video Summaries 📹🤖
YouTube is testing an AI-driven feature that auto-generates video summaries, aimed at providing users with a quick overview of a video's content. The feature is currently only available for a limited number of English-language videos and viewers. YouTube highlights that these AI-created summaries do not replace the descriptions provided by the video creators. There are already similar AI tools like Clipnote.ai, Skipit.ai, and Scrivvy, though some creators have pointed out their limitations, especially with longer videos. It's still uncertain how these AI summaries will impact creators and their efficiency in writing video summaries. The feature is one of several AI initiatives by YouTube, including AI-generated quizzes for educational content, an AI-powered dubbing tool, and several new AI tools announced by parent company Google.