Deepfakes are an extended and hyper-specialised form of fake news that has the potential to threaten government functions and social stability across the world. Photo: Shutterstock Deepfakes are an extended and hyper-specialised form of fake news that has the potential to threaten government functions and social stability across the world. Photo: Shutterstock
Deepfakes are an extended and hyper-specialised form of fake news that has the potential to threaten government functions and social stability across the world. Photo: Shutterstock
Mohammed Sinan Siyech
Opinion

Opinion

Mohammed Sinan Siyech

From US elections to violence in India, the threat of deepfakes is only growing

  • With the number of deepfake videos doubling every six months, they pose a serious challenge to political systems and social stability
  • Given that technology companies are motivated by profit, government must step in to regulate the creation of this content

Deepfakes are an extended and hyper-specialised form of fake news that has the potential to threaten government functions and social stability across the world. Photo: Shutterstock Deepfakes are an extended and hyper-specialised form of fake news that has the potential to threaten government functions and social stability across the world. Photo: Shutterstock
Deepfakes are an extended and hyper-specialised form of fake news that has the potential to threaten government functions and social stability across the world. Photo: Shutterstock
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