A series of videos in it Impostor pretending to be Tom Cruise With help Realistic “deepfakes” technology It adds over 11 million views in Tik TokCountless users realize that they are unable to discern if the content is wrong.
The virus file has brought back anxiety about this mechanism, allowing it Deceptive identities in a very detailed wayThanks to artificial intelligence, which is increasingly used in advertising campaigns, but also in propaganda and disinformation strategies.
The fake Tom Cruise videos began posting last week with a post in which he played two golfers.
“If you like what you see, wait for what happens next,” said the fake Cruz, before responding to his familiar laugh in the same tone of voice.
In the second video, the copycat falls before telling a surreal tale with Mikhail Gorbachev, while in the third, he performs a magic trick in a short shot that details the replica.
“I’ll teach them some magic, it’s all real,” the fraudster laughs.
Tom Cruise, The real, did not participate in any of the posts that were not pulled out or referenced by TikTok.
The social network makes clear in its regulations that it removes false content when its goal is to deceive users, but as in this case, the profile they are uploaded to has a username deeptomcruise, Does not see the necessity to do so, although as the reviews show, many users did not notice these details and believed what they saw.
“DEEPFAKE”, a form of supply that will grow rapidly
“Deepfakes” or “Superfakes”, two ultra-realistic video montages, have become a “popular” thing, because they are easier to create; A practice that has fun aspects, but it is also dangerous due to its potential for impersonation.
They are created by falsifying a person’s face and voice in video and audio files using artificial intelligence, with a quality that makes it difficult to distinguish between reality and fiction.
With this technology, former US President Barack Obama (2009-2017) can be seen and heard saying that his successor, Donald Trump (2017-2021), is a “complete idiot.” Hearing a false speech by Russia’s President, Vladimir Putin, or seeing dead stars in new ads, such as the case of Spanish Lula Flores.
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