Media and Political Disinformation

This section focuses on the ways in which groups use and exploit advanced technologies to manipulate users.

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YouTube and other platforms will increase their "reliance on automated systems" as COVID-19 upends employee schedules

March 17th

Deepfake: Willem Dafoe as Hannibal Lecter

March 11th

Which is better? How free deepfake software compares to the millions Netflix spent on The Irishman's de-aging VFX

January 17th

Watch Ctrl Shift Face's new video: Home Stallone

January 3rd

A Harvard student used GPT-2, a powerful text generator, to publish over a thousand fake comments on a government site

December 20th

A new deepfake shows Nixon give a speech he prepared in case the moon landing failed

December 4th

The Basics

Deepfakes and bots target society's vulnerabilities. But it also goes the other way. Governments, political groups and online communities manipulate the algorithms that organize our digital world, too.

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Ctrl Shift Face is a deepfake video creator

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