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Twitter looks at flagging misinformation with bright red and orange badges

Twitter is mulling a range of new methods for fighting fake news, including colored labels.

Deepfakes, videos manipulated by face-swapping technology, are showing up on the wildly popular 60-second video app TikTok

Deepfakes is a term for video or imagery manipulated with artificial intelligence to show something fake.
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) rips up the speech of U.S. President Donald Trump after his State of the Union address to a joint session of the U.S. Congress in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. February 4, 2020.

Spokespeople for Nancy Pelosi and Facebook got into a Twitter spat over an edited video of Trump’s State of the Union video: ‘What planet ...

After Trump posted a video edited to show Pelosi repeatedly ripping his speech, her deputy chief of staff got into it on Twitter with a Facebook rep.
ZAO is used to put a user's face into Game of Thrones.

As social media platforms brace for the incoming wave of deepfakes, Google’s former ‘fraud czar’ predicts the biggest danger is that...

New tools could enable millions of people to create deepfake videos at scale, which could make them so common we don't even notice them anymore.
Netflix's attempt at de-aging Robert De Niro (left) vs iFake's attempt at de-aging Robert De Niro (right).

A deepfake artist’s attempt to make Robert De Niro look younger in ‘The Irishman’ is being hailed as superior to Netflix’s CGI...

The YouTuber, who goes by the name iFake, used deepfake technology to de-age characters played by Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci.
Facebook Vice President of Global Policy Management Monika Bickert testified before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Wednesday.

Lawmakers hammered a Facebook VP over misinformation on its platform and loopholes in its ban on deepfakes

Facebook had announced the new deepfake ban just one day before the hearing.

Facebook just banned deepfakes, but the policy has loopholes — and a widely circulated deepfake of Mark Zuckerberg is allowed to stay up

Critics — including social-media watchdogs and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi — slammed Facebook for the loopholes.

Facebook bans deepfake videos and manipulated content from site

Facebook's technology chief, Mike Schroepfer, said the company was making its own deepfake content so it could better detect manipulated content.
Screenshots from the Ryan Reynolds child deepfake video on Twitter.

Ryan Reynolds posted a shocked response to a surprising child ‘Deadpool’ deepfake

Reynolds appeared taken aback by a video of a child dressed as Deadpool that turned into a deepfake of the actor.
The rise of AI has left many open-ended questions about the future of technology and the unintended consequences it may lead to.

Scientists and researchers reveal 13 dark technology scenarios that keep them up at night

AI, drones, and self-driving vehicles raise many open-ended questions about the unintended consequences of technology.