Voice Deepfakes Taking Over Social Media
The video, viewed over a million times, isn’t likely to fool anyone — even Biden’s most ardent opponents. But the eerily accurate cadence of the deepfaked version of the president does highlight the ability of AI-generated audio tools to mimic well-known individuals. It’s far from the only example: TikTok has been taken over by videos showing what would happen if a squad made up of current and former presidents gathered on Discord to play games together.
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In general, you have to assume everything on social media is fake. I’ve been assuming as much since around 2017. So, videos like the one above don’t concern me. They’re fun. Another: