Nieman Foundation at Harvard
Yes, deepfakes can make people believe in misinformation — but no more than less-hyped ways of lying
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Cosmopolitan / Clio Chang / Jan 13
“When Jennifer started hinting at what she’d discovered on her own account, a childhood friend reached out privately and encouraged her to make sure she was getting her news from legitimate sources. Jennifer brushed her off. ‘I felt like I had this powerful information,’ she says. ‘Like I was better informed than everyone else. It gives you this feeling of superiority. When people would challenge me, I would just be like, You’re asleep. You’re not woke. You just don’t know.'”