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Jennifer Buscemi is the Deepfake That Should Seriously Frighten You

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Actress Jennifer Lawrence

By Mikael Thalen | 30 January 2019

THE DAILY DOT — While the nation grapples with concerns over the spread of inaccurate and deceptive information online, deepfakes — videos in which an individual’s face is superimposed onto another — continue to advance at a quickening pace.

Now, the new ones are downright terrifying.

Actor Steve Buscemi

What are deepfakes?

The technology, which relies on machine learning and artificial intelligence, was once largely relegated to researchers at prestigious universities. But over the past few years, a growing online community has democratized the practice, bringing powerful and easy-to-use tools to the masses.

One of the public’s first introductions to deepfakes came in late 2017. A Reddit group devoted to placing the faces of prominent female actresses onto those of porn stars gained attention. […]

Steve Buscemi + Jennifer Lawrence Deepfake

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