deepfakes

Social Media

The Mark Zuckerberg Deepfakes Are Forcing Facebook to Fact Check Art

The artist who made this week's first Zuckerberg deepfake made another, in protest of the platform supressing his work.
Samantha Cole
4 days ago
programming

This Deepfake of Mark Zuckerberg Tests Facebook’s Fake Video Policies

A fake video of Mark Zuckerberg giving a sinister speech about the power of Facebook has been posted to Instagram. The company previously said it would not remove this type of video.
Samantha Cole
6.11.19
programming

Researchers Can Make People Say Anything in Videos by Rewriting Their Words

Using text inputs, a team of machine learning experts edited videos of people to realistically form words they never said.
Samantha Cole
6.7.19
programming

Americans Don’t Need Deepfakes to Believe Lies About Nancy Pelosi

President Trump tweeted a video of House speaker Nancy Pelosi that was altered to make her look and sound drunk, with the speed slowed down to 75 percent.
Samantha Cole
5.24.19
programming

Turn Your Pet Into Another Species With This AI Tool

Using similar algorithms to deepfakes, Nvidia developed a new way to turn your pets into tigers, wolves, and other animals.
Samantha Cole
5.14.19
AI

AI Can Generate Interactive Virtual Worlds Based on Simple Videos

Nvidia’s new AI represents a major leap forward in graphics generation based on neural networks.
Daniel Oberhaus
12.3.18
deepfakes

DHS Can Neither Confirm Nor Deny It Has Records on Deepfakes

As DARPA researchers work on identifying manipulated videos, and lawmakers call for an intelligence community report, the DHS is staying tight-lipped on deepfakes.
Joseph Cox
9.18.18
deepfakes

Lawmakers Demand Intelligence Community Release a Report on Deepfakes

Three representatives asked the Director of National Intelligence to create a report about how deepfakes could be used against the U.S. by hostile nations.
Samantha Cole
9.13.18
deepfakes

There Is No Tech Solution to Deepfakes

Funding technological solutions to algorithmically-generated fake videos only puts a bandage on the deeper issues of consent and media literacy.
Samantha Cole
8.14.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

The Toxic Online Culture of AI-Assisted Porn

Deepfakes were created as a way to own women's bodies.
VICE Staff
7.13.18
deepfakes

Deepfakes Were Created As a Way to Own Women's Bodies—We Can't Forget That

When Redditors started using AI to attach celebrities' faces to porn performers' bodies, the media reaction focused on the implications for potential political hoaxes, but we need to focus on the women they harmed.
Samantha Cole
6.19.18
deepfakes

Gfycat's AI Solution for Fighting Deepfakes Isn't Working

Chasing AI-created fake videos with AI moderators doesn’t work, as Gfycat may be finding out.
Samantha Cole
6.19.18
0103