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Under scrutiny from activists — and parents — OpenAI has formed a new team to study ways to prevent its AI tools from being misused or abused by kids.
OpenAI has posted a new listing of jobs on its Career page. revealsOpenAI has a Child Safety Team, which, according to OpenAI, is working with its platform policy, investigations, legal and legal groups as well as partners outside the company to manage. “processes, incidents, and reviews”Underage users.
The team is currently looking to hire a child safety enforcement specialist, who’ll be responsible for applying OpenAI’s policies in the context of AI-generated content and working on review processes related to “sensitive” (presumably kid-related) content.
The new team was formed a few weeks after OpenAI a partnership with Common Sense Media for the creation of kid-friendly AI guidelines, and landed their first Education customer, also suggests a wariness on OpenAI’s part of running afoul of policies pertaining to minors’ use of AI — and negative press.
GenAI is increasingly used by kids and teens to help them with their homework, but also with other issues. schoolworkBut there are personal issues. According to a You can also check out our pollCenter for Democracy and Technology: 29% of children report using ChatGPT for mental health or anxiety issues, 22% for problems with friends and 15% for family issues.
Some see it as a growing threat.
Last summer, many schools and colleges were closed. RushBan ChatGPT due to plagiarism and misinformation concerns Since then, some have Reversedtheir bans. But not all are convinced of GenAI’s potential for good, pointing to The following are some of the most recent surveysLike the U.K. Safer Internet Centre’s, which found that over half of kids (53%) report having seen people their age use GenAI in a negative way — for example creating believable false information or images used to upset someone.
OpenAI published documentation in September for ChatGPT with prompts, and an FAQ that offers educators guidance on using GenAI to teach. In one of the Support articlesOpenAI acknowledged its tools, in particular ChatGPT. “may produce output that isn’t appropriate for all audiences or all ages”You are advised “caution” with exposure to kids — even those who meet the age requirements.
The calls for guidelines on GenAI usage by kids are increasing.
The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, (UNESCO), late last year PushGovernments should regulate the use GenAI for education, including age limits and safeguards on data privacy and user protection. “Generative AI can be a tremendous opportunity for human development, but it can also cause harm and prejudice,” Audrey Azoulay, UNESCO’s director-general, said in a press release. “It cannot be integrated into education without public engagement and the necessary safeguards and regulations from governments.”
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