Kaitlyn “Amouranth” Siragusa, a Twitch-streaming superstar and OnlyFans entrepreneur, is joining the AI party. Virtual girlfriends are now hotter than ever thanks to advances in AI, and Amouranth's AI-powered virtual avatar is ready to deliver voice responses to all her fans' wildest queries.
“AI Amouranth is designed to satisfy the needs of every fan, ensuring an unforgettable and all-encompassing experience,” Amoruranth said, according to a press release shared by video game publication Dexerto.
And AI Amouranth largely delivers: “I couldn’t help but think of you while I was getting all hot and bothered,” she said in an official video of a hypothetical conversation with one of her new partners. Her voice is lifelike, but the tone is a bit monotone and bored-sounding—not exactly fitting the vibe of the message in question.
The AI doppelgänger wave, which has seen artificial versions of influencers, gods, and even relatives developed of late, is undeniably captivating public attention. As AI models get more sophisticated, people are considering substituting them for real professionals like doctors, lawyers, and even dating coaches.
Forever Voices is at the forefront of creating these chatbots modeled after various celebrities. Earlier, the startup introduced CarynAI, an AI companion for influencer Caryn Marjorie, which pioneered the concept of an AI girlfriend powered by OpenAI’s GPT large language model.
Majorie raked in $71,610 in revenue in just one week, thanks to the loving payments of 1,000 of her 1.8 million followers. AI Amouranth could likewise prove to be a pretty profitable enterprise, considering that Amouranth has over 6.3 million followers on Twitch—making her one of the top 25 most-followed users on the video game-centric streaming platform.
Beyond her sizable Twitch following, Amouranth is also a business mogul with a lucrative OnlyFans empire and several companies under her belt. In the press release, she said that she “[thrives] on taking risks and pushing boundaries” and that she “[prioritizes] being there for my incredible audience.”
However, the Amouranth-inspired innovation raises questions about the ethics of AI interaction and its role in forming complex human bonds. It’s one of the many concerns that AI critics and skeptics have raised as the technology begins reaching the masses.
As the global leaders in turning influencers into AIs, we are thrilled to announce that @Amouranth is now available as an AI companion on our Forever Companion platform! 🎉
BLOOMBERG: "@Amouranth, the globally renowned celebrity, creator, and entrepreneur, is launching a two-way… pic.twitter.com/tb5DNJJXFR
— Forever Voices AI (@ForeverVoicesAI) May 19, 2023
“We’ve implemented procedures that automatically touch in on a variety of situations, from mental health situations to overuse,” the CEO of Forever Voices, John Meyer, told Bloomberg, “so the AI would actually slow the conversation down if the conversation is going for too long or if it appears someone might be getting, let’s say, addicted.”
Regardless of these ethical dilemmas, this new facet of AI continues to grow in popularity, thanks to the ability to form emotional connections with its users. People have already gotten over-attached to chatbots, so ethical considerations are only becoming more and more prominent as products like AI Amouranth roll out.
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