Deepfakes are coming for American democracy. Here’s how we can prepare.
There are a number of plausible reasons why cheapfakes have outpaced deepfakes in the political domain. One is that, despite their crudeness, cheapfakes spread widely and can capture public debate and discourse.
On pure cost-benefit grounds, fakers may opt to get more bang for their buck by using existing, proven techniques for editing and manipulating media.
This is a snippet from an article by the washingtonpost, you can read the full article here….