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Deepfake Alarm: Dorsey Warns, Musk Questions Amid Crypto Scam

Published 06/25/2024, 12:40 AM
Updated 06/25/2024, 01:15 AM
Deepfake Alarm: Dorsey Warns, Musk Questions Amid Crypto Scam

  • Jack Dorsey warns deepfakes will make it hard to distinguish real news from fake.
  • Elon Musk questioned whether the online community has not already reached the point.
  • Elon Musk impersonator uses deep fake to promote fake crypto giveaways.

Jack Dorsey, former Twitter CEO, has issued a stark warning about the rising peril of deepfakes, predicting a future where distinguishing reality from online fabrications becomes increasingly difficult.

Driving home the point, Dorsey urged his audience to be cautious and verify all information, even his own words. “Don’t trust me,” he said. “You have to experience it for yourself.”

Elon Musk, the owner of X (formerly Twitter), responded to Dorsey’s comments on the platform, questioning whether the online community has already reached a point where reality and fiction are nearly indistinguishable.

This comment comes amid a YouTube Live broadcast featuring a deepfake of Elon Musk, which was used to promote a cryptocurrency giveaway scam targeting thousands of viewers. The five-hour stream showed a convincing fake Musk promoting a bogus cr…

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