We have all had that ‘wow’ moment when something we thought possible only in the imagination of sci-fi writers suddenly exists at our fingertips! Just when we think we have seen everything technology has to offer, something new comes along.
You may have seen some comedy gold, where celebrities, friends or relatives have had their faces manipulated to sing, dance, or even tell jokes. When deepfakes are used here, they are unlikely to cause serious harm.
These moments can stop us in our tracks and make us wonder whatever next. At the INEQE Safeguarding Group, we think the next big thing could very well be deepfakes. The big question is should you be worried?
This article brings you the latest research on deepfakes and explains how they can be misused. Read all the way to the bottom to find out how you can protect the children in your care as this technology evolves.