Elections News

May 28, 2024

We asked 6 chatbots about the 2024 election. Here’s what they said


Fast Company talked to ChatGPT, Gemini, and others on everything from voter ID requirements to polling hours.

Apr 29, 2024

AI deepfakes could decide the election in November, experts warn, after just 44,000 votes handed Joe Biden the presidency in 2020


Political strategists warn of a 'race to the bottom' as AI supercharges the spread of fake news.

Apr 8, 2024

AIAndYou Educating About A.I. And Voter Misinformation | Susan Gonzales, CEO Speaks on ABC7 News Segment

Watch as our CEO, Susan Gonzales, shines a light on our non-profit's efforts to educate the community about the impact of artificial intelligence and voter misinformation. In this insightful ABC7 News segment, Susan discusses the crucial mission of empowering citizens with knowledge to navigate the digital landscape.

Mar 20, 2024

Election misinformation is a problem in any language. But some gets more attention than others


WASHINGTON (AP) — Warnings about deepfakes and disinformation fueled by artificial intelligence. Concerns about campaigns and candidates using social media to spread lies about elections. Fears that tech companies will fail to address these issues as their platforms are used to undermine democracy ahead of pivotal elections.

Mar 19, 2024

How AI companies are reckoning with elections

The Verge

The first election in the era of cheap AI is here — and here’s how major chatbot makers are trying to deal with misinformation risks.

Mar 11, 2024

America’s election chiefs are worried AI is coming for them


Election officials are important enough to fake — and public enough to make it easy to do — but anonymous enough that voters may easily be tricked.

Feb 18, 2024

Video: Artificial Intelligence could threaten elections. What is Ottawa doing to regulate it?

Global News

We’ve all heard the warnings that Artificial Intelligence (AI) could interfere with democracy. Now, 20 tech start-ups and giants including Google, Meta, TikTok, and X have signed an accord promising to work together to stop their software from creating deep fakes depicting political candidates.

Feb 17, 2024

Tech giants come together to combat deceptive deepfakes ahead of 2024 elections

ABC News

"Time will tell how effective these steps are and if further action is needed."

Feb 16, 2024

New OpenAI Technology Can Create Realistic Video From a Line of Text


AI program called Sora renders richly detailed videos based on written prompts

Feb 14, 2024

Video: How AI-generated misinformation threatens election integrity

PBS NewsHour

From robocalls to deep fakes, artificial intelligence is already playing a role in the 2024 election. Last week the Federal Communications Commission made AI-generated voice calls illegal.

Feb 1, 2024

The Biden Deep Fake Underscores the Risk Artificial Intelligence Poses in an Election Year


It's bound to be an election year like no other. Thanks to progress in the realm of artificial intelligence, the amount of misinformation plying the electorate is expected to escalate. Two days before voters descended onto the polls to cast their ballots in the New Hampshire primaries, a 39-second robocall masquerading as President Joe Biden made the rounds -- calling for voters to stay home. Of course, it wasn't actually the president, and the damage inflicted wasn't fatal to Biden's polling. He emerged victorious despite not even making it onto the ballot. So who sent the Biden call?

Jan 27, 2024

Video: Can you spot the deepfake? How AI is threatening elections

CBC New: The National

AI-generated fake videos are being used for scams and internet gags, but what happens when they’re created to interfere in elections? CBC’s Catharine Tunney breaks down how the technology can be weaponized and looks at whether Canada is ready for a deepfake election.

Jan 15, 2024

OpenAI unveils plans for tackling abuse ahead of 2024 elections


ChatGPT maker OpenAI says it's rolling out new policies and tools meant to combat misinformation and abuse ahead of 2024 elections worldwide.

Jan 11, 2024

The Many Sides of AI: With Guest Susan Gonzales

Facepalm America

Podcast to explain the different distinctions between types of AI, how the quick evolution of the technology can result in spreading misinformation or even deepfake videos, how marginalized communities can benefit from AI tools, and what regulations need to happen to ensure that AI can be used as a safe tool.

Jan 4, 2024

You thought 2023 was a big year for AI? Buckle up


Every new year brings with it a gaggle of writers, analysts, and gamblers trying to tell the future. When it comes to tech news, that used to amount to some bloggers guessing what the new iPhone would look like. But in 2024, the technology most people are talking about is not a gadget, but rather an alternate future, one that Silicon Valley insiders say is inevitable.

Nov 15, 2023

Market Watch Podcast - AI and the 2024 Election: How to Protect Yourself

Market Watch

With less than a year until the presidential election, a wave of misinformation and disinformation is expected to flow at voters, with the help of artificial intelligence. AIandYou founder and CEO Susan Gonzales joins MarketWatch tech editor and San Francisco Bureau Chief Jeremy Owens, to discuss how to identify such information and protect yourself against it.

Nov 8, 2023

Meta to require political advertisers to disclose when they use AI

NBC News

Starting next year, advertisers on Facebook and Instagram will have to say during the buying process whether they are using media that was digitally created or altered.

Oct 10, 2023

Researchers, activists try to get ahead of AI-driven election misinformation


New products, guides and accountability initiatives are flooding the inboxes of election authorities and participants in response to the wave of generative AI tools that have been released in 2023.