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New York Times / Adam Satariano and Paul Mozur / Feb 8
“The two broadcasters, purportedly anchors for a news outlet called Wolf News, are not real people. They are computer-generated avatars created by artificial intelligence software. And late last year, videos of them were distributed by pro-China bot accounts on Facebook and Twitter, in the first known instance of ‘deepfake’ video technology being used to create fictitious people as part of a state-aligned information campaign.”
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