Creators of Fake Influencer Say She's Generating $11,000/Month

While going through a rough patch, Spanish agency The Clueless decided it had enough of nagging and demanding human clients — so it cooked up an AI model instead. As Euronews reports, the agency says it used AI tools to create Aitana, a 25-year-old pink-haired woman from Barcelona. They say she looks real enough to fool a human celebrity into sliding into her DMs and asking her out. And the agency says the gambit has paid off financially, with Aitana netting the team up to $11,000 a month in revenue. “We did it so that we could make a better living and not be dependent on other people who have egos, who have manias, or who just want to make a lot of money by posing,” Aitana’s cocreator, and founder of The Clueless Rubén Cruz told Euronews. If true — the whole thing does smack of intentionally courting controversy — it’s a fascinating new turn for a burgeoning AI influencer industry. We’ve already seen AI-generated models gaining huge social media followings, as well as ad agencies leveraging awkward-looking CGI influencers during the period before generative AI. Now this team is apparently taking the concept to its logical conclusion by overtly commercializing it and saying the quiet part out loud: that they have no interest in working with human models now that AI image generators exist. Besides netting brand deals worth over $1,100 each, Aitana also sells racy images on an OnlyFans-like platform called Fanvue. Her Instagram account is also popping off and…Creators of Fake Influencer Say She's Generating $11,000/Month

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