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Misinformation woes could multiply with 'deepfake' videos

Jan 28, 2019 - 1:11 PM

As the technology advances, worries are growing about how deepfakes can be used for nefarious purposes by hackers or state actors

DEEPFAKES. Paul Scharre views in his offices in Washington, DC January 25, 2019 a manipulated video by BuzzFeed with filmmaker Jordan Peele (R on screen) using readily available software and applications to change what is said by former president Barack Obama (L on screen), illustrating how deepfake technology can deceive viewers. - Photo by Robert Lever/AFP

Detecting ‘deepfake’ videos in the blink of an eye

Sep 08, 2018 - 11:07 AM

There's a new class of fake content on the horizont: deepfake videos or videos that can make a certain person appear they are saying or doing something they really aren't


Lying eyes: Google engineer developing tool to spot fake video

Apr 12, 2018 - 1:52 PM

Aside from developing a tool to make realistic fake videos, Supasorn Suwajanakorn is also working with the AI Foundation on a Reality Defender app that aims to spot and flag fake pictures and video

Facebook to demote content with fake video play buttons

Aug 18, 2017 - 3:30 PM

Videos with static images are also in the social network s crosshairs as part of its crackdown on video clickbait

FAKE PLAY BUTTON. The deceptive measure is being curbed by the social network. Photo from Facebook.