Shutterstock Expands Partnership with Meta in AI Development

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Top stock photo agency Shutterstock announced today that they're expanding their long-standing collaboration with the tech conglomerate Meta by providing legally-safe datasets for Meta to train new AI capabilities.

This expanding partnership reflects both companies' commitment to AI innovation in a joint effort to put them at the forefront of developments in the space. 

Meta's AI Tools to be Trained with Shutterstock Datasets

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According to the announcement, Meta will take advantage of Shutterstock's extensive media catalogs to use as datasets to develop, train, and evaluate new machine-learning capabilities, aiming for tools that are not only technically accurate but also more transparent, ethical, and legally safe.

You can read a full report on this partnership here for more details.

Shutterstock's Strong Foothold in AI

One clear thing is that Shutterstock is very serious about its involvement in AI developments for creative uses. The company is pursuing its goals at vertiginous speed and with powerful strategic moves like this.

Between their partnership with Open AI that resulted in Shutterstock Generate, their collaboration with LG AI Research, and their newly launched compensation program for contributors whose work is used in datasets, and now this joint effort with Meta, Shutterstock is set on dominating AI visual tools, and we are here for it!

Ivanna Attié
Ivanna Attié

I am Content Manager, Researcher, and Author in StockPhotoSecrets.com and Stock Photo Press and its many stock media-oriented publications. I am a passionate communicator with a love for visual imagery and an inexhaustible thirst for knowledge. Lucky enough to enter the wonderful world of stock photography working side-by-side with experienced experts, I am happy to share my research, insights, and advice about image licensing, stock photography offers, and the stock media industry with everyone in the creative community. My background is in Communication and Journalism, and I also love literature and performing arts.

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