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The Business of Deepfakes, Cheapfakes, and Misleading Manipulated Media

Some speculate that overall fake news could cost the economy $39 billion a year. Quite a market to grab for a savvy tech startup, even at 1%! But while fake news and in particular deep fakes have been accused of wreaking havoc on minds and economy, there is surprisingly only a minimal amount of companies offering tools to combat them.

These Deepfakes of Famous People Are Testing Facebook’s Policies

Facebook has recently taken a position of not removing faked videos, choosing instead to reduce their reach and display them alongside fact-checking information. Now a series of viral deepfake videos of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other famous individuals is putting Facebook's policies to the test.

The image is split into two sections. On the left, a woman with long brown hair extends her hands toward the camera. On the right, a person lies on their back on the grass, dressed in black, with their arms at their sides and feet slightly apart.

Stable Diffusion 3 AI Makes Eldritch Body Horror Abominations

Stability AI, a fading name in the increasingly crowded generative AI space, released Stable Diffusion 3 Medium (SD3M) this week, calling it "our most sophisticated image generation model to date." However, real-world users are finding more terror than sophistication, with the text-to-image model consistently producing Lovecraftian monsters.