We all like facts. But in this case, it might be a good idea to sit down.
There are fairly inexpensive tools that have come out recently that allows people to generate fake, but realistic-looking, videos. No longer do high-end Hollywood special effect shops hold a majority of the tools to make such realistic videos
This poses a previously unknown level of risk to how democracy or markets are supposed to work, Michael Fauscette told me. He’s the chief research officer at business software review platform G2.