Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Gain That FlavourGain That Flavour

Tech News

AI-generated Asians were briefly unavailable on Instagram

The Instagram icon is featured in the middle of a background filled with pink, orange, and purple shapes.
Illustration by Kristen Radtke / The Verge

Yesterday, I reported that Meta’s AI image generator was making everyone Asian, even when the text prompt specified another race. Today, I briefly had the opposite problem: I was unable to generate any Asian people using the same prompts as the day before.

The tests I did yesterday were on Instagram, via the AI image generator available in direct messages. After dozens of tries, I was unable to generate a single accurate image using prompts like “Asian man and Caucasian friend” and “Asian man and white wife.” Only once was the system able to successfully create a picture of an Asian woman and a white man — it kept making everyone Asian.

After I initially reached out for comment yesterday, a Meta spokesperson asked for…

Continue reading…

You May Also Like

Editor's Pick

David J. Bier The House of Representatives impeached Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, and now some senators are pressing to hold...


War between Iran and Israel would be to no one’s benefit in the region as it would likely end up in a pitched battle...

Tech News

The Dbrand Ghost Case for the iPhone 15 Pro. | Image: Dbrand Dbrand is scrapping plans to fix its anti-yellowing Ghost Case, but not...

Editor's Pick

Patrick G. Eddington One point I always make when talking about national security issues, and especially those involving surveillance powers, is this: when in doubt,...