Adding noise to image files adds additional data and information to an image file that, while unnoticeable by humans, is observed and processed by AI models.
Tools have been developed by researchers to help protect intellectual property from various image-generation models.
Defense models against AI-generative content will always need to improve.
Staying informed, fact-checking, and independently researching suspicious claims can help individuals avoid fake content.
Reducing the damage of online manipulation requires individuals to remain informed and aware of current online surroundings.