Fake Pentagon “explosion” photo sows confusion on Twitter

  • Fake Pentagon “explosion” photo sows confusion on Twitter

    Posted by Gatherer  on May 23, 2023 at 6:12 PM

    Enlarge / A fake AI-generated image of an “explosion” near the Pentagon that went viral on Twitter. (credit: Twitter)

    On Monday, a tweeted AI-generated image suggesting a large explosion at the Pentagon led to brief confusion, which included a reported small drop in the stock market. It originated from a verified Twitter account named “Bloomberg Feed,” unaffiliated with the well-known Bloomberg media company, and was quickly exposed as a hoax. However, before it was debunked, large accounts such as Russia Today had already spread the misinformation,  The Washington Post reported.

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