WATCH: Forget fake news – deepfakes is the new dangerous tool that could ruin lives

2019-06-21 14:50
Mark Zuckerberg

Cape Town – Fake news is but a lamb compared to the beast that is deepfakes - a technique for human image synthesis based on artificial intelligence.

Deepfakes, which is causing cross-continent tension with many arguing it represents a threat to modern democracy, recently made headlines thanks to an artist named Bill Posters.

Bill created a deepfake of Mark Zuckerberg saying: "whoever controls the data, controls the future". Watch the video below for an in-depth breakdown of deepfakes.

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