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New K-pop group

This new K-pop group was created with AI and deepfake technology

June 29th, 2022

K-pop is an unstoppable force in popular culture at the moment, in the form of everything from movies and TV dramas to music that’s sweeping the globe thanks to groups like BTS. Technology advances are also helping point toward a futuristic and potentially even more lucrative new chapter for Korean pop music. Case in point? …

simon cowell america's got talent

Watch: America’s Got Talent singer deepfakes Simon Cowell

June 7th, 2022

There’s apparently one surefire way to impress the most irascible member of the celebrity panel of judges on NBC’s reality competition show America’s Got Talent. When all else fails? You can always just pretend to be Simon Cowell, thanks to sophisticated artificial intelligence and deepfake technology. That’s exactly what singer Daniel Emmet will do during …

Facebook AI Deepfake

Facebook says its AI can detect deepfakes and identify their origin

June 17th, 2021

Artificial intelligence (AI) has advanced to a point where computers can be taught to create “deepfakes” by combining authentic images and videos. We’ve seen some troubling deepfakes already — videos that supposedly show well-known celebrities, that are in fact fake. The results of a deepfake video or photo can be harmless fun, like the image …

Deepfake app

Deepfakes are getting really weird now

March 15th, 2021

It was something like a week ago when the Internet practically melted down over the disturbingly lifelike deepfakes of Tom Cruise that have been all over TikTok and other social media services. Now here we are, mere days removed, with yet another creator — in this case, an app, instead of a TikToker — showing …


Samsung’s deepfake technology is getting scary

June 23rd, 2019

Deepfake technology has been getting insanely good, with just the last few days and weeks chock-a-block with examples of everything from the Mona Lisa being animated to life and photos of dead celebrities and notables like Albert Einstein seeming to come to life with realistic speech and facial movements. The implications are particularly ominous for …