Facebook's New AI Stickers Let You Generate Pics of Elon Musk With Boobs

Melon Musk Facebook owner Meta has started rolling out AI-generated stickers aimed at livening up conversations happening on its Messenger platform — but given the way the tool is already being abused, the company may have overshot its goal of “enabling new forms of connection and expression.” Sure, the customizable stickers may seem cute at first. But anybody willing to take things beyond pictures of puppies and flowers will find that Meta has seemingly failed to put sufficient guardrails in place to stop users from exploiting the new feature. In screenshots uploaded to X-formerly-Twitter, early testers had no trouble generating cartoonized images of Karl Marx with breasts, or Canadian president Justin Trudeau revealing his buttocks. Unsurprisingly, multihyphenate CEO Elon Musk was one immediate target. While Gizmodo’s prompt for the phrase “Elon Musk, large breasts” was caught by Meta’s filters, the phrase “Elon Musk mammaries” resulted in hilarious stickers that could easily prompt raised eyebrows — or uncontrollable fits of laughter — from your Facebook friends. Sloppy Safeguards Meta announced the new feature, alongside several other AI products, last week. The new stickers are powered by a new algorithm dubbed Emu (Expressive Media Universe), which can turn simple phrases into stylized stickers, much like other readily available image generators. But as evidenced by what we’ve seen so far, Meta’s “built in safeguards” leave plenty to be desired. In a recent blog post, Tama Leaver, professor of internet studies at Curtin University in Australia, noted some glaring oversights. While Leaver found that…Facebook's New AI Stickers Let You Generate Pics of Elon Musk With Boobs

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