Deepfakes -- videos with incredibly realistic faceswapping, created with machine learning techniques -- are creepy as hell, except when they're not (then they're a form of incredibly expressive creativity with implications for both storytelling and political speech).
"Deepfakes” are fake celebrity porn videos created with face-swapping technology. On Feb. 7 Reddit banned “deepfakes” from their website.
A YouTuber this week created a convincing fake video of Donald Trump using the deepfakes algorithm. We’ve written previously about the algorithm, specifically about its use in creating fake pornographic videos featuring the face of ...
Created by art collective This Is It, video short "Don't Hug Me I'm Scared" uses creepy puppets to sing us a song to teach us not to be creative anymore. (via This Is It)
Reddit has shut down /r/deepfakes, the subreddit where people collaborate to produce incredibly disturbing faceswapped pornography that uses machine-learning to put the faces of famous people who aren't pornography performers onto t...