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Deepfake Obama Introduction of Deepfakes


University of Washington researchers made a deepfake of Obama, followed by Jordan Peele


Incident 5682 Reports
AI-Generated Voices Amplify Conspiracy Theories on TikTok


NewsGuard has identified 17 TikTok accounts that have been using AI-generated voices to advance and amplify conspiracy theories and false claims beginning in June 2023. By September 25, 2023, these accounts had amassed over 336 million views and over 14.5 million likes. Videos include baseless claims involving public figures such as Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey, and Jamie Foxx.


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