Incident 547: Ron DeSantis's Campaign Released Twitter Video Containing AI Images to Smear Donald Trump

Description: Ron DeSantis’s presidential campaign shared a video on Twitter featuring some AI-generated images of Donald Trump hugging former White House coronavirus advisor Anthony Fauci, allegedly as a smear campaign.


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Alleged: unknown developed an AI system deployed by Ron DeSantis's presidential campaign, which harmed Donald Trump and Anthony Fauci.

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DeSantis ushers in our fake-images-in-politics nightmare · 2023

You might want to take note of the following date: June 5, 2023. Because we might one day regard that as the date on which our politics very quietly crossed the Rubicon on AI-generated images.

Few people noticed until Thursday, but Florida …


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