A viral video that appeared to show Obama calling Trump a 'dipsh-t' shows a disturbing new trend called 'deepfakes'

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Business Insider—Buzzfeed published a video that appeared to show former president Barack Obama cursing and calling Donald Trump names, but revealed the clip was actually fabricated using emerging video editing technology. The voice of director and actor Jordan Peele was actually used in the video, which had been inserted into an original clip of Obama, effectively creating a "deepfake," aka video of someone saying or doing something that didn't actually happen. This technology, widely being called "the future...

Viral 'deepfakes' video of Barack Obama shows him calling President Donald Trump a 'total dips***'. Comedian Jordan Peele used a sophisticated machine learning algorithm, called 'deepfakes' to create a digitally-altered video of former president Barack Obama.