Incident 504: Bing Chat's Outputs Featured in Demo Video Allegedly Contained False Information

Description: Microsoft's demo video of Bing Chat reportedly featured false or made up information such as non-existent pet vacuums features or false figures on financial statements.


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Incident OccurrenceBing AI Can't Be Trusted
Bing AI Can't Be Trusted · 2023

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