Deepfakes: A Digital Transformation Leads to Misinformation

Nika Nour & Julia Gelfand
Deepfakes are a product of artificial intelligence (AI) and software applications used to create convincing falsified audiovisual content. Linguistically, a portmanteau combines deep learning aspects of AI with the doctored or falsified enhancements that deem the content fake and now deepfake or misinformation results. A variety of sophisticated software programs’ exacting algorithms create high-quality videos and manipulated audio of people who may not exist, twisting others who do exist, creating the potential for leading to...

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