Looks Can Be Deceiving: Deepfakes

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Stat: 57 percent of social media news consumers expect what they see there to be largely inaccurate.

Story: The rise of deepfakes—realistic fake videos made with artificial intelligence software—is beginning to make sorting fact from fiction even harder. In an interview with Dartmouth Professor Hany Farid, a digital forensics expert who advises governments and the media on how to meet this growing threat, we discuss the implications for people and societies when we can’t necessarily believe what we see.

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