Meta AI, owned by Meta Platforms Inc. is a lab specializing in AI development including augmented and artificial reality tech. Meta’s capital expenditures on AI and the metaverse development division Reality Labs will range from billion to billion by the end of this year. Meta AI is a new personal assistant feature available on Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook which is designed to help users with multiple tasks and info within these apps. Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a video that assistant can answer questions, create animations and generate premium quality images. Meta AI was developed on the company’s most recent large language model, Meta Llama 3. Zuckerberg said the company has implemented real-time knowledge from Google and Microsoft’s Bing into the answers. While there is no current option to restrict Meta AI completely, you can mute its notifications if they become disturbing. Today in this article, our Tashheer research team explain to their readers how to mute Meta AI Assistant on Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp.

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How to Mute Meta AI Assistant on Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp: A Step-by-Step Guide

Meta which also owns Facebook and Instagram added the AI search bar in its social media platforms to give users option for the company’s own chatbot rather than jumping to OpenAI’s ChatGPT or any other AI app.

Here’s how to mute Meta AI on each app:

Open the Facebook app and tap the search bar at the top right.
Tap on Meta AI icon (it may look like a chat bubble) to start a chat.
Tap the ‘i’ icon in the top right corner and select ‘Mute’.
Choose the duration for muting Meta AI: 15 minutes, one hour, eight hours, 24 hours, or until you unmute it.
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Open the Facebook app and tap the search bar at the top right.
Tap on Meta AI icon (it may look like a chat bubble) to start a chat.
Tap the ‘i’ icon in the top right corner and select ‘Mute’.
Choose the duration for muting Meta AI: 15 minutes, one hour, eight hours, 24 hours, or until you unmute it.
Open Instagram and tap the search bar at the bottom of the screen or the message icon at the top right corner.
Tap the Meta AI icon to start a chat.
After opening the chat window, tap the ‘i’ icon in the top right corner and select Mute Messages.
Choose the duration for muting Meta AI (one hour, eight hours, 24 hours, or until you unmute it).
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Open Instagram and tap the search bar at the bottom of the screen or the message icon at the top right corner.
Tap the Meta AI icon to start a chat.
After opening the chat window, tap the ‘i’ icon in the top right corner and select Mute Messages.
Choose the duration for muting Meta AI (one hour, eight hours, 24 hours, or until you unmute it).
Open WhatsApp and go to the Chats tab.
Tap the Meta AI icon at the top of your chat list.
Tap the Meta AI profile picture at the top.
Select ‘Mute’ and choose the duration for muting it: eight hours, one week, or always.
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Open WhatsApp and go to the Chats tab.
Tap the Meta AI icon at the top of your chat list.
Tap the Meta AI profile picture at the top.
Select ‘Mute’ and choose the duration for muting it: eight hours, one week, or always.
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Meta’s free artificial intelligence assistant, Meta AI, is rolling out WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook and Messenger across its social media platforms. In this research article, our Tashheer research team explained everything how to mute Meta AI Assistant on Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp. Meta AI will only send notifications when you start a chat, so muting may only be necessary if you find its notifications bothersome. Privacy concerns are understandable and many users hope Meta will introduce an option to fully disable Meta AI in future, similar to removing My AI on Snapchat. For now, muting is the only option to stop Meta AI notifications.

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