Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook 32 Share on Twitter Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
Best Web OpEds   

How Social Media Can Fight Deepfakes

Quicklink Submitted By   1 comment, 7 series
Follow Me on Twitter     Message Susan Lee Schwartz
Become a Fan
  (23 fans)

"Social media today is a hive of hoaxes, propaganda, outrage, and disinformation, with a few rare bright spots These creations can make you say whatever a hoaxer wants you to say, insert you into a place you’ve never been, even strip you naked and add you to a porn video. With the current most active denizens of social media seemingly unable and unwilling to tell truth from fiction, deepfakes seem poised to destroy the very fabric of our social interaction online. But there’s hope. By virtue of how artificial neural networks work, the images they generate will contain obvious artifacts, and while they may be hidden to the human eye, other computers will be able to detect them..Researchers keep finding ways to flag fake videos and manipulated photos. Social media platforms need to start integrating those tools into their software. "

Read the rest of the story HERE:

Rate It | View Ratings

Susan Lee Schwartz Social Media Pages: Facebook Page       Twitter Page       Linked In Page       Instagram Page

I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Follow Me on Twitter     Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEd News Newsletter
   (Opens new browser window)

Other Series: View All 514 Articles in "FRAUD & Mendacity."

Other Series: View All 449 Articles in "Insanity AFOOT!"

Other Series: View All 1132 Articles in "Public ignorance & those who use this"

Other Series: View All 120 Articles in "Transformational era of information"

To View Comments or Join the Conversation:

Tell A Friend