Highly realistic fake videos could take online disinformation to the next level. The EU must take action to prevent deepfakes from becoming the next propaganda tool.
It is only a matter of time before maliciously manipulated or fabricated content surfaces of a major presidential candidate in 2020. Here is what every campaign needs to do in advance of a deepfake emergency.
Platform representatives and leading experts debated appropriate and inappropriate synthetic and manipulated media, and whether definitions should focus on harm to users or the intent of the creators.
The technology to create sophisticated fake videos—deepfakes—is getting more advanced with serious implications for governments and businesses.
A group of experts and platform representatives who have insights into addressing the problems that synthetic media presents for platforms specifically and society more broadly gathered with the goal of creating a set of potential safeguards and a road map for implementing those safeguards.