YouTube cracks down on synthetic media with AI disclosure requirement

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On Tuesday, YouTube announced it will soon implement stricter measures on realistic AI-generated content hosted by the service. "We’ll require creators to disclose when they've created altered or synthetic content that is realistic, including using AI

Tom Hanks warns of AI-generated doppelganger in Instagram plea

Enlarge / A cropped portion of the AI-generated version of Hanks that the actor shared on his Instagram feed. (credit: Tom Hanks)

News of AI deepfakes spread quickly when you're Tom Hanks. On Sunday, the actor posted a warning on

AI-generated beer commercial contains joyful monstrosities, goes viral

Enlarge / A still image from "Synthetic Summer," an AI-generated beer commercial. (credit:

While many fear a future where AI-generated media becomes indistinguishable from traditional media, destroying society and/or civilization in the process, we aren't quite there yet. Exhibit

AI-generated video of Will Smith eating spaghetti astounds with terrible beauty

Enlarge / Stills from an AI-generated video of Will Smith eating spaghetti that has been heating up the Internet. (credit: chaindrop / Reddit)

Amid this past week's controversies in AI over regulation, fears of world-ending doom, and job disruption, the

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