Met Gala: BBC Verify examines fake Katy Perry AI-generated image


An AI-generated image of Katy Perry at the Met Gala has been going viral on social media.

The singer wasn’t at the red carpet event in New York but thousands of fans – and even Ms Perry’s own mother – fell for the picture, believing it was real.

The BBC’s disinformation and social media correspondent, Marianna Spring, looks at the fake picture in detail, explaining why this matters beyond the red carpet event.

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