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- Irish Safer Internet Centre
Deepfakes are computer-created artificial videos in which images are combined to create new footage that depicts events, statements or action that never actually happened. The results can be quite convincing. Deepfakes differ from other forms of false information by being very difficult to identify as false. Deepfakes are fake videos created using digital software, machine learning and face swapping.Read more
- Finnish Safer Internet Centre
For several years now there has been a trend of ASMR videos, especially on YouTube, by both amateur and professional YouTubers. Here, Julia Alajärvi, Project Manager at the Finnish Safer Internet Centre (SIC) (National Audiovisual Institute (KAVI)) talks about the phenomenon and some of the potential challenges.Read more