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Fake Trump video? How to spot deepfakes on Facebook and YouTube ahead of the presidential election

Posted on AllSides January 8th, 2020
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Just months before the presidential election, Facebook says it's taking steps to combat deepfakes, videos that have been manipulated using artificial intelligence to make it appear that someone has said or done something they haven't.

Facebook is banning videos that are "edited or synthesized" to fool users but will allow parody and satire.

Why now? Many fear this insidious form of digital disinformation could be used to mislead voters, much the same way that fabricated news stories influenced public opinion in 2016.

So what are deepfakes anyway and just...

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