Facebook struggles to automatically detect deepfakes at scale

[ad_1] Facebook researchers would like to be able to detect the deepfakes their own platform helps spread. On Friday, the company published a blog post summarizing months of collaborative work aimed at developing a framework for automatically detecting the form of machine-learning generated manipulated media known as deepfakes. Called the Deepfake Detection Challenge, the project…

The real threat of fake voices in a time of crisis – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Jinyan Zang is a researcher at Data Privacy Lab and a Ph.D. candidate in Government at Harvard University . Latanya Sweeney Contributor Latanya Sweeney is a professor of government and technology in residence at Harvard University’s Department of Government, editor-in-chief of Technology Science and the founding director of the Technology Science Initiative and the…