Was it Donald Trump or ChatGPT? Guess whether the human or AI wrote these 9 tweets from different political figures (and the answers will astound you!)
AI bot ChatGPT has made waves around the world with its eerie ability to generate human-like text – but how well can it impersonate famous people?
Below, we’ve generated tweets using the chatbot in the style of famous tweeters from Elon Musk to Joe Biden, and put them next to recent examples – but can you tell them apart?
ChatGPT’s ability to generate text ‘in the style of’ real people ‘is already controversial – singer Nick Cave described it as a ‘grotesque mockery of what it means to be human’ after a fan generated lyrics in his style.
For our quiz, we used simple prompts such as, ‘Write a tweet in the style of Joe Biden’, but ChatGPT’s natural-language interface means that users can ‘force’ famous people to say just about anything they want in their own style.
Scroll to the bottom to see which tweets are real and which are ChatGPT fakes.
ANSWERS – THE REAL TWEETS ARE: Joe Biden – A, Donald Trump – B, Ben Shapiro – A, Pete Buttigieg – A, Lauren Boebert – B, Mitt Romney – B, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez – B, Elon Musk – A, Tim Cook – B