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Online deepfakes double in just nine months, scaring politicians – and fooling the rest of us

Cuddles Silver badge

Profile pictures?

"Fake bot accounts on Twitter and LinkedIn using deepfake images as profile pictures are plastered on the internet too."

So what? The problems with faked videos of politicians and so on are fairly obvious, but why would anyone care that a scam Twitter account is using an edited image instead of just a random one it's found someone on the internet?

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