Musk's X pushed fake Iran-Israel headline generated by AI chatbot Grok

AI-generated story that Iran had fired missiles at Tel Aviv were amplified by X's own systems

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Musk's X pushed fake Iran-Israel headline generated by AI chatbot Grok
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Musk's X pushed fake Iran-Israel headline generated by AI chatbot Grok

A false headline alleging an attack by Iran on Israel sent shockwaves across Elon Musk's X platform on 4th April 2024.

The headline claimed heavy missiles had struck Tel Aviv, triggering panic among users worldwide. On 1st April, Israel targeted a building within the Iranian Embassy complex in Damascus, killing ...

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