TikTok has launched a fresh in-app AI-powered text-to-image generator called the AI greenscreen filter. First reported by The Verge, users is now able to type a prompt like exploding galaxy flowers and TikTok will generate an abstract interpretation which you can use as a video background.
AI text-to-image models like OpenAIs DALL-E 2, Googles Imagen, and Midjourney are experiencing a moment. Its hard in order to avoid their output on social media marketing (especially Twitter), where people share the weirdest and wildest things they could obtain the AI models to generate. The outcomes are undeniably impressiveand its likely to be fascinating to observe how these tools develop because they gather more input.
Since Imagen isnt yet available to the general public, and DALL-E 2 and Midjourney are both in Beta, TikTok is currently the AI text-to-image generator with the biggest (potential) user base. Having an app update, greater than a billion people get access to the type of tool thatuntil the other day was limited by several million for the most part.
TikToks version, however, is a lot more limited. While DALL-E 2 and Midjourney can produce some incredibly well realized outputs, TikToks text-to-image generator is bound to more abstract interpretations of the prompt. In the examples weve seen, it produces color-appropriate backgrounds without much in the form of recognizable objects.
By remaining relatively abstract, TikTok has were able to avoid most of the potential pitfalls connected with text-to-image generators, like displaying obvious biases in its output.
With a residential area greater than a billion users that are known for tinkering with online art forms, it had been probably advisable that the developers played it safe.Recently, Meta platforms saw similar issues materialize if they let their chatbot study from internet surfers.
Additionally, TikTok is infamous for the total amount of misinformation on the platform. Providing users with an instrument which could potentially be utilized to generate misinformation-related content, may likely have attracted lots of criticism. (Presumably, creating more abstract backgrounds also demands less intensive computational resourcesanother bonus for most users.)
Needless to say, none of the has stopped folks from attempting to push TikToks text-to-image generator to breaking point. Both The Verge and TechCrunch tried to obtain TikTok to violate its community guidelines, with prompts like assassination of Joe Biden, naked model on beach, and man killing another man. In every instances, the backdrop was clearly inspired by the promptflesh tones, bright oranges, and blues for the model on a beach; an abstract pattern of red, grey, and white for the murdering menbut it didnt show anything remotely graphic. Regular users on TikTok have tried similar stunts, without much success.
AI Greenscreen can be acquired for TikTok users at this time. Just tap the Effects option on the Camera screen and seek out AI Greenscreen. Its already used in several TikTok challenges. Specifically, users are entering their name in to the generator to see what their aesthetic is. Others are entering their birthdaythough we really cant advise sharing that sort of information publicly.