As the 2024 U.S. presidential election looms, deepfakes, especially AI-generated political ads, are under the microscope. Consequently, tech giants Meta and X face scrutiny from lawmakers demanding greater transparency. However, Google has already committed to labeling deceptive AI-driven political content.
A Chinese businessman lost 4.3 million yuan [~$612,000] after a fraudster used deepfake AI technology to impersonate his friend, according to local media reports. The victim, identified only by his surname Guo, received a video call via WeChat last month
New York-based research firm Graphika claims China uses artificial intelligence-generated deepfake news anchors to spread political propaganda on social media. In a study entitled ‘Deepfake It Till You Make It,’ the US-based firm alleged that Spamouflage, an influence operation connected