Why deepfake videos keep criminologists up at night

March 31, 2021
32 min
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Why deepfake videos keep criminologists up at night

Why deepfake videos keep criminologists up at night

March 31, 2021
32 min
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CATEGORY: Society & Culture
Deepfakes are videos that are created to look real, but aren't. Some of them are really convincing, and they're a big concern for criminologists, who worry about everything from what could happen on a grand scale if a damaging fake video of a president or head of state goes mainstream, to how a deepfake could destroy reputations and lives on a personal level. Dr. Robert D'Ovidio, Associate Professor of Criminology and Justice Studies at Drexel University joins KYW Newsradio In Depth to break down the tools people use to make deepfakes, how experts figure out what's real and what isn't, and which ways deepfakes are being used are most alarming for people who study criminology. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices