The launch of ChatGPT last year opened up new possibilities for the creative industry by allowing developers to create AI models that can tell children bedtime stories using their favorite characters.
This will happen as people rely on generative AI to perform mundane tasks, riding on technology's transformative capabilities and ability to write books, compose music, and write poetry. The integration of AI technology will enable everyone to become the creator of their own stories, including fairy tales.
However, the implementation of AI technology in various fields, including children's stories, has legal and ethical concerns.
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Caregivers, parents, and guardians once lulled children to sleep with stories and songs, but that tradition is changing with generative AI. provide a bedtime story. Using the bedtime reading app known as Bluey-GPT, the AI-powered tool begins the session by asking kids basic questions like their name, age, and what's going on that day. Interactive approach relaxes children.
The chatbot continues to create personalized stories featuring Bluey and his sister Bingo.
“It gives the name of her school and the area she lives in and talks about the fact that it's cold outside. This makes it more realistic and engaging,” says the London-based developer. explained Luke Warner to Wired.
ChatGPT allows you to create personalized stories for your kids and their favorite characters, even if you don't have any storytelling or writing skills.
However, some apps may include AI-generated illustrations or an option to read the story aloud.
What are the legal implications?
However, “the stories produced by AI are not as good as the show itself, raising legal and ethical concerns,” the report said.
Shuyan Zhu, a lawyer at Taylor Wessing, said: “In the UK, legal protection for characters includes not only their names, but also their backstories, mannerisms and expressions.”
“If the character is reproduced in another context in a way that fully reproduces these aspects, copyright may be infringed,” Zhu reportedly said in the report.
Gramsham's report further points out that using character-specific GPTs raises more trademark issues compared to copyright issues.
Copyright and trademark issues are not the only issues to consider.
Apps like Once Upon a Bot allow users to come up with an idea, and the bot uses AI to create a story “from scratch” based on that idea. Therefore, you can read, edit, export and share your stories with other users.
Other applications, e.g. story spark, You can also enable parents and guardians to create personalized stories for their children.
Appropriateness of content
But there are other concerns when it comes to bots that create stories for children, one of which is “making sure what they produce is actually safe for children.”
according to forbes,While there are many benefits to generative AI, there are still many drawbacks to consider. These include producing content that is inappropriate for children, lack of human touch or educational value, misinformation, and invasion of privacy.
family education It also notes that AI uses existing data, which can be inappropriate and contain “harmful and biased information.”