AI generated images were used to sell pricey tickets for a family-friendly "immersive Wonka experience” in Scotland. The actual event was a sparsely decorated warehouse with “a ball pit and a single oompah loompah.”According to news reports, parents were so incensed they called the police.
When you see AI being used to sell products -- use your critical thinking skills before your credit card.
Beware of social media pages showcasing fantastical decor items. The furnishings advertised do not exist in real life. But the comments threads for these posts confirm people do not realize these are fakes.
Sites that post only AI deception generate tons of “likes and shares." They also set up the public for scams like the Wonka experience.
Learn how to spot AI clues... tips in these links:
The Facebook page "AI Spotting" posts informative tutorials.
Don’t buy .. or “like and share”… what is being sold by AI generated images. They are fakery built on theft.
Here are links for news reports about the Wonka experience:
more images of the event.