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Facebook Is Spending Millions to Try to Detect Deepfakes

DATE POSTED:September 17, 2019

One of the big challenges facing tech companies today is the risk presented by "deepfake videos."

In essence, deepfake videos are fake news in video format. They create a big problem because it's difficult to detect and to verify whether a video has been altered. It's quite difficult to spot such changes, and new software means the videos are getting even easier to make.

How these tech companies address the issue could have a material effect on their bottom lines, so it's important to know who can be affected and what is being done to deal with this growing problem.

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