Meta's AI image generator Imagine creates ahistorical images similar to Google's Gemini, according to a test by Axios. Based on the Emu image synthesis model, Imagine generates images for Instagram and Facebook direct messages. The AI-generated images show diversity in gender and skin color where that diversity did not exist historically. Examples include people of color as founding fathers or the Pope. The system generates these images with a generic prompt, such as "founding fathers," without explicitly requesting the subject. Some critics say this distorts history or is anti-white. The service is currently only available in the United States.

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