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Adobe is selling fake AI images of the Israel-Hamas war::Adobe Stock's image service has fake, artificially generated images of Israel, Gaza and Hamas which are being used by online news sites.

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[-] [email protected] 28 points 7 months ago

Fake images cause damage! We will now show them all to you!

[-] [email protected] 48 points 7 months ago

I think it's more that the pictures being represented as real is what's damaging though...

[-] [email protected] 21 points 7 months ago

Adobe Stock Contributor. Someone, as a contributor, listed these photos to earn a commission for sales for photo content they say is theirs and own the copyright for.

It’s a decent side hustle but I’d never upload AI crap.

[-] [email protected] 15 points 7 months ago

Fuck Adobe and it's greedy CEO Shantanu Narayen.

[-] [email protected] 12 points 7 months ago

cool the future looks like shit

[-] [email protected] 10 points 7 months ago

Not great, but also not really Adobe's fault. Journalists using them are the problem. Back when the fakenews of Israel hitting that hospital with 500 dead went around there were plenty of news article that just had regular stock images from other completely unrelated bombings in the articles, which did nothing more than misguide the reader. That's the kind of stuff that really shouldn't be acceptable, but happens all to often.

The media needs much better standards when it comes to photos (e.g. include GPS coordinates and time so we can verify and cross check it easier). Just plastering stock images in articles, AI generated or not, is rarely helpful and often misleading.

[-] [email protected] 3 points 7 months ago

Why does the most reasonable and balanced take have the most downvotes?

This is absolutely the journalists' fault. It doesn't matter if its AI-generated or not.

[-] [email protected] 2 points 7 months ago

Because Adobe willingly selling these images is incredibly dangerous and unethical.

Both Journalists and Adobe are at fault. And it doesn't surprise me that a company as shitty as Adobe is doing something like this, but we can at least try to hold them accountable.

[-] [email protected] 8 points 7 months ago

As has been prophesized... and it's only starting.

[-] [email protected] 7 points 7 months ago* (last edited 7 months ago)

Is it selling fake AI images? Or fake images made by AI?

[-] [email protected] 6 points 7 months ago

Sigh...this is only going to make things even worse!

[-] [email protected] 6 points 7 months ago

If we had these before we wouldn't have to be fighting for real smh

[-] [email protected] 5 points 7 months ago

This is why Bidens recent executive order is so important.

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