Fake Video Election? Deepfake Videos ‘Grew 20X’ Since 2019

deepfake video targets politicians

Deepfake videos are proliferating on social media and the internet, and most of them are focused on politics and the coming U.S. election, according to a study by an AI-powered “synthetic media” hunting startup.

“It’s far worse than you might think,” Jean-Claude Goldenstein, CEO of CREOpoint, said in a statement. “At a time of political instability paired with rapid technology changes in video manipulation and algorithmic amplification, we’re potentially barreling toward a catastrophically impacted election in just weeks.”

60% of deepfake videos now target politics.

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