Deepfake video Of Facebook(NASDAQ: FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg posted at InstagramCNET #See_AllJune 12, 2019
The video on Instagram shows what appears to be Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg giving a brief speech about the power of big data.
Spectre showed me that whoever controls the data, controls the future.”
The video was a “deepfake,” a technique that uses AI to create videos of people saying something they didn’t, highlighting the challenges social networks face when it comes to policing manipulated content.
Zuckerberg called Pelosi but she wasn’t “eager” to hear what he had to say, The Washington Post reported on Tuesday.
It owns photo sharing site Instagram.
Fact-checker Lead Stories, which called the video “art,” said in a post that it’s flagging the video as satire and this will not harm the video’s distribution.
The Zuckerberg video was posted four days ago.
This isn’t the first time a fake video of Zuckerberg has been created.
In 2018, filmmaker Andrew Oleck posted a video on Facebook that showed what appears to be Zuckerberg stating that he was deleting the social network, fooling some users into thinking it was real, according to Gizmodo .
Update, 6:49 p.m. PT: Includes statement from CBS and information from fact-checker.