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Most deepfakes weren’t created to mess with elections. 🍑  http://bit.ly/3333zui 

A full 96% of the deepfakes were still plain old fake porn, a “phenomenon that exclusively targets and harms women,” write the authors of this new report.  http://bit.ly/3333zui 

Here’s more on how deepfakes can be used to harm the most vulnerable.  https://www.technologyreview.com/s/613898/an-ai-app-that-undressed-women-shows-how-deepfakes-harm-the-most-vulnerable/?utm_medium=tr_social&utm_campaign=site_visitor.unpaid.engagement&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1570467317 

And here's the three threats posed by deepfakes that prove its a social problem and not just a technological one.  https://www.technologyreview.com/s/614446/deepfake-technology-detection-disinformation-harassment-revenge-porn-law/?utm_medium=tr_social&utm_campaign=site_visitor.unpaid.engagement&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1570467423 


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