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Facebook won’t take down sinister Mark Zuckerberg ‘deepfake’ video

Facebook won’t take down sinister Mark Zuckerberg ‘deepfake’ video

In the video, the likeness of Zuckerberg says, "Imagine this for a second: One man with total control of billions of peoples stolen data, all their secrets, their lives, their futures, I owe it all to Spectre".

A couple short video clips, a voice actor and an artificial intelligence algorithm.

The video was created by an Israeli startup called Canny AI, cofounder Omer Ben-Ami confirmed to CNN Business on Tuesday. Spectre, referenced in the video, is an art exhibit that took place at the Sheffield Doc Fest in the UK. It features a deepfake made by artists Bill Posters and Daniel Howe, in collaboration with the ad company Canny AI. The video of Pelosi was slowed down to make it seem like she was slurring her words, and it was circulated widely on Facebook, while YouTube swiftly removed the video for violating its policies. "I think they have proven - by not taking down something they know is false - that they were willing enablers of the Russian interference in our election".

"We will treat this content the same way we treat all misinformation on Instagram", an Instagram spokesperson tells Motherboard.

"If third-party fact-checkers mark it as false, we will filter it from Instagram's recommendation surfaces like Explore and hashtag pages". The deepfake is made to look like a news clip with tickers and logos hovering around Zuckerberg. "CBS has requested that Facebook take down this fake, unauthorized use of the CBSN trademark", a CBS spokesperson told CNN Business.

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"I believe that the Instagram video is a so-called lip sync deepfake in which Zuckerberg's mouth has been resynthesized to be consistent with a new audio track". CNN Business has asked Facebook if it has any specific rules for deepfakes. While the Pelosi video wasn't exactly a deepfake, doctored videos have become a source of misinformation and other problems: Over the past year, deepfakes have increasingly been used to display a person's face on another person's body in pornographic videos, with celebrities often being targeted.

A faked video of Facebook Inc. GANs can use data to produce new things.

Although the clip is framed as presented as a realistic-looking news bulletin, the stilted speech and facial expressions of the Zuckerberg look-alike means it is not entirely convincing.

CNN Business reached out to the artists behind Spectre but did not immediately receive a response. The technique essentially manipulates a person's appearance and sound, frame by frame to make it appear like a person did or said something when they didn't. But he said he also wants to raise questions about the creation of such media.

Within the company, the unearthing of the emails in the process of responding to a continuing federal privacy investigation has raised concerns that they would be harmful to Facebook, at least from a public-relations standpoint, if they were to become public, the WSJ reported.


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