Searches of Taylor Swift limited on X following viral explicit AI images

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Just days after sexually explicit artificial intelligence images of Taylor Swift went viral on X, searches for her name on the platform formerly known as Twitter no longer produce results. As of Monday morning, all searches for Taylor Swift yield a message that reads, "Something went wrong. Try reloading." However, putting quotation marks around her name allows posts to appear that mention her name. The search error comes after a slew of sexually explicit deepfake images of Swift made the rounds on the social media site, angering fans and highlighting harmful implications of the technology . X’s head of business operations, Joe Benarroch, told the BBC and The Associated Press in a statement that the move was a "temporary action" to prioritize user safety. USA TODAY has reached out […]

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