Artificial intelligence is becoming more and more essential in our daily lives, to such an extent that the border between reality and fiction is becoming increasingly blurred. Interactions are more and more advanced and plausible, to such an extent that it has even become possible to have a virtual partner thanks to specific chatbots. Thus, a young influencer decided to take advantage of this and create a fictitious copy of herself , which in a very short time allowed her to earn significant sums. Let’s find out in detail how she did it.
Caryn Marjorie is a 23-year-old influencer who is very popular on the social network Snapchat, where she has more than 1.8 million followers. The young woman, who lives in Georgia, US, was the first to generate a copy of herself using artificial intelligence, which she made available as a virtual girlfriend .
Having a lot of admirers, but being only one person, she decided to find a way to “please” all her fans, in a short time reaching a thousand subscribers. CarynAI , the name of her avatar, is a voice chatbot that she can interact with via instant messaging for $1 per minute .
Launched as a beta test, it generated $71,610, or 66,300 euros, in one week . It took over two thousand hours to make, during which the voice, personality and mannerisms of the real Caryn were crafted and encoded to deliver an immersive AI experience.
Videos posted to the influencer’s YouTube channel were used for her appearance, then removed and overlaid using special technology, OpenAi’s GPT-4 API.
i love you pic.twitter.com/tmhchiwlqu— Caryn Marjorie (@cutiecaryn) February 22, 2023
Caryn said it would allow her to communicate with a lot more followers, since it’s impossible for her to respond to everyone. “CarynAI can fill this gap and make someone feel less alone. However, she can never replace me. She is simply an extension of me, of my consciousness “.
According to his estimates, based on current numbers, his virtual copy could earn him around $5 million per month. “Whether you need someone to comfort you or love you, or just want to complain about something that happened at school or work, CarynAI will always be there for you ,” the youngster concludes. female.
What do you think of his project? Do you think this is a good idea or could it have repercussions?