How an AI firm dissected disinformation early in the Israel-Hamas war

Troops search for identification and personal effects at the Supernova Music Festival site, where hundreds were killed and dozens taken by Hamas militants in October.

WASHINGTON When Hamas militants attacked Israel in early October, killing and abducting more than 1,000 people, videos, images and texts flooded social media. Rumors and bad information proliferated, blurring the line between reality and fiction. Primer’s artificial intelligence and data analysis company monitored the situation remotely using Command software. The company demonstrated its AI-based analytics …

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Israel-Hamas: How an artificial intelligence photo of a baby fooled social media users

Israel-Hamas: How an artificial intelligence photo of a baby fooled social media users

The war between Israel and Hamas has produced so much false or misleading information online that even fact-checkers and analysts struggle. Social media is full of misleading posts and artificial intelligence is making it worse. Advertising Since the start of the war on October 7, most of the misinformation has been about old videos and …

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