CBS New York
March 7, 2018
Forget the idea of “seeing is believing.” New technology is making digital media manipulation easier than ever.
The result? Phony videos that are popping up across the web.
One video making the rounds is of former-President Barack Obama delivering a speech that he never actually made. It’s part of a video trend circulating the internet called Deepfake, which has made it tougher to tell what’s real and what’s not.
“It’s very concerning because as people get better with this software we’re able to not just use celebrities, they’re able to use a neighbor in a video and compromise that person,” FITECH Senior Vice President Duarte Pereira said.
This article was posted: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 7:24 am