Deepfakes: Can You Trust the Political Videos You See?

February 16, 2020 Politisite Aggregator 0

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A video on social media shows a high-ranking U.S. legislator declaring his support for an overwhelming tax increase. You react accordingly because the video looks like him and sounds like him, so certainly it has to be him. Not necessarily. The term “fake news” continues to take a much more literal turn as new technology is making it easier to manipulate the faces and audio in […]

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Bill Clinton bans Twitter, Facebook and live-blog coverage for upcoming speech

November 17, 2010 Politisite 0

Bill Clinton has called for a ban on the use of Twitter, Facebook updates and any live blogging during his keynote at the Dreamforce Cloud Computing conference in San Francisco next month. Maybe Al Gore, who is a member of Apple’s board of directors and possibly more tech-friendly, could get the 42nd president of the United States to embrace a bit of social media and blog coverage of his speech? […]