Deepfakes and Politics – level 1
People use technology to change videos or audio. Sometimes other people cannot tell that the new videos or audio are not real. These new things are called ‘deepfakes’.
Deepfakes worry American leaders. They think that people can use them to disrupt the election process in 2020.
It is very hard to stop deepfakes. They are on social media. Social media are everywhere. Also, information moves quickly on the Internet.
Deepfakes can hurt a person’s reputation. Some people think that businesses should take deepfakes down. Other people say that people can say what they want.
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