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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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This trend will only worsen as "deep-fake news" -- bogus images and videos that appear real -- becomes more ubiquitous.
This trend will only worsen as "deep-fake news" - bogus images and videos that appear real - becomes more ubiquitous.
But deep-fake technology takes deception a step further, exploiting our natural inclination to engage with things that make us angriest.
"Now, barely a week goes by without a new warning about the potential horrors of facial recognition, deep-fakes or fake news.