Of course Donald Trump shared a botched AI 'photo' of himself

AI-generated image of Donald Trump praying with 6 fingers
(Image credit: Donald J. Trump via Truth Social/Future)

Much has been made of the shortcomings of generative AI models, and their ability (or lack thereof) to create photorealistic images. As we well know by now, generative models particularly struggle with hands. Although clearly nobody has told Donald Trump.

The potential Republican nominee has shared an image of himself praying in church (because of course he has) which bears all the hallmarks of an AI-generated image: too much soft focus, overly-cinematic lighting, and an anatomically incorrect number of digits.

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.