Twitter said its policy was written specifically so that it included doctored videos and photo regardless of the sophistication of the editing technology. Photo: AFP
Twitter said its policy was written specifically so that it included doctored videos and photo regardless of the sophistication of the editing technology. Photo: AFP
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Twitter will label, remove ‘deepfake’ videos, edited photos under new policy

  • Under Twitter’s new “manipulated media” policy, it will label and in some cases remove doctored or manipulated media that users share on the platform
  • Identifying and responding to manipulated media has become a matter of urgency for social media platforms as the 2020 US presidential campaign is under way

Twitter said its policy was written specifically so that it included doctored videos and photo regardless of the sophistication of the editing technology. Photo: AFP
Twitter said its policy was written specifically so that it included doctored videos and photo regardless of the sophistication of the editing technology. Photo: AFP
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