deepfake

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deepfake

1. A fake video of someone created using artificial intelligence methods ("deep learning"), typically with the goal of mimicking that person's physical attributes and mannerisms to the extent that it appears real. We're in trouble if a lot of people think these deepfakes are actually genuine.
2. The system or method used to create such a video. When bad actors start using deepfake to spread disinformation, it's going to be hard to stop.
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However, it is not difficult to guess the repercussions of a deepfake audio clip of someone such as Elon Musk to send the company's stock fluctuating in an instant.
And chances are, unless you've painstakingly kept your photos and videos off the Internet, a deepfake starring you can be made today.
For those who are considering creating a deepfake, especially of a prominent person, note that this comes with high risks, and exercise extreme caution.
Facts Matter: Manipulated Zuckerberg clip a deepfake video
A DEEPFAKE computer program can take a single image of somebody and convert it into a video sequence indistinguishable from the real person.
Dartmouth researcher Hany Farid also told (https://www.cnet.com/news/samsung-ai-deepfake-can-fabricate-a-video-clip-of-you-from-a-single-photo/) CNet that a deepfake AI with this level of accuracy could also be used for misinformation, election tampering and fraud.