Fake Video Election? Deepfake Videos ‘Grew 20X’ Since 2019
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 CREOpoint.
Synthetic media targets politics ahead of U.S. presidential election
As the U.S. presidential election season swings into high gear, the amount of synthetic media targeting politicians is soaring. According to a new report from brand protection startup Creopoint, the number of manipulated videos shared online grew 20 times over the past year.
As protests spread, misinformation in Facebook Groups tears small towns apart
Jean-Claude Goldenstein, founder and CEO of CREOPoint, discusses how the spread of fake news about the protests is reminiscent of what happened with coronavirus misinformation.