use a machine-learning technique known as deep learning to automatically superimpose a new face on an existing video.
And now beyond Fake News, we've got Deepfakes
, where video footage can be created that looks and sounds so realistic it's indistinguishable from the real thing - which could genuinely threaten democracy and criminal justice.
The emergence of artificial intelligence-related developments such as DeepFakes
-- highly realistic doctored videos -- is likely to make it a lot harder to spot misinformation.
In this workshop, Steven will focus on the best practices for effective communications, how international entities are managing their digital transformations and the future of communications that must be prepared for including AI, DeepFakes
technology, virtual reality and more, in an increasingly complicated communications landscape.
The thought however is scary that a company now has access to over 150 million faces in an age that image manipulation with AI and DeepFakes
is getting hard to distinguish.
Summary: California [USA], July 19 (ANI): After ruining lives of celebrities with fabricated videos, deepfakes
are now being channeled against CEOs to steal millions from companies, which are not even ready to combat them.
They are called 'deepfakes
'-video forgeries that make people appear to be doing or saying things they never did.
Zuckerberg said Facebook is trying to determine whether deepfakes
are "a completely different category" of misinformation and added, "there's a very good case that they are."
The episode has fuelled fears that deepfakes
are providing ever more sophisticated means for nefarious political ends.
Now, even amateurs can access this technology through FakeApp, an application for creating deepfakes
. So, how does this technology work?
In addition to legal repression, the use of fake videos ("deepfakes
") and troll armies helps governments propagate their agenda and discredit activists.
This work will be critical for our broader efforts against manipulated media, including deepfakes
," Rosen said, a reference to videos altered using artificial intelligence.
If the 2016 United States presidential election was an election of "fake news", then 2020 has the potential to be the election of "deepfakes
", the new phenomenon of bogus videos created with the help of artificial intelligence.
Agencies like AKQA and R/GA have already tapped the new tech, but it's also opening new doors for dangerous misinformation--passably realistic fabricated footage known as "deepfakes
"--and gray areas in copyright law.