The Rise of Digital Humans in Social Media

WIRED just published an article “CGI ‘Influencers’ Like Lil Miquela Are About to Flood Your Feeds“. Here is what happened. An Instagram influencer named “Bermuda” hacked the account of fellow influencer “Lil Miquela”, who has over a million followers. Not a big deal? But the truth being that Miquela is not a human being.  Neither is Bermuda. Both are CGI creations. And no one could definitively say who or what was behind them. Link

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