Technology, Artificial Intelligence, Content CreationJuly 26, 2023AI classifier shutdown: The challenge of distinguishing AI-generated content raises concerns over misinformationOpenAI, the creator of ChatGPT, a popular AI chatbot, has shut down its 'AI Classifier' tool designed to detect content created by AI. The decision was made due to a low rate of accuracy in distinguishing between AI-generated and human-created content. This move raises concerns about the proliferation of inaccurate and inauthentic AI-generated content in social media and news feeds. Educators, in particular, worry about the use of ChatGPT to produce essays and assignments passed off as original work. Plagiarism detection service Turnitin also faced criticism for its 'AI Detection Tool' being inaccurate and flagging genuine human work as AI-generated. The inability of OpenAI to differentiate between AI-generated and human content raises questions about the potential flood of misinformation and the difficulty in discerning truth online. This development raises concerns about the integrity of online content and the potential for widespread misinformation. The inability of OpenAI, the creators of ChatGPT, to differentiate between AI-generated and human content underscores the challenges faced in combating the spread of inaccurate information online.