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How a deepfake Tom Cruise on TikTok turned into a very real AI company

Earlier this year, videos of Tom Cruise started popping up on TikTok of the actor doing some surprisingly un-Tom-Cruise-like stuff: goofing around in an upscale men's clothing store; showing off a coin trick; growling playfully during a short rendition of Dave Matthews Band's "Crash Into Me."

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No, Tom Cruise isn't on TikTok. It's a deepfake

A series of deepfake videos of Tom Cruise is confusing millions of TikTok users. See the convincing videos and learn how this technology could be used to spread misinformation.

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Opinion: Twitter's political ad policy is a small step in the fight against disinformation

Last month, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced that the social network will no longer permit political ads to run on the site. Dorsey noted that a political message should be earned — not bought — and acknowledged the challenges that political ads online pose when it comes to misleading information, deepfakes and targeted messaging. Twitter announced additional details on the policy on Friday, saying it would indeed allow certain groups to advertise on political issues. But removing politicians' ads is just a small step toward fighting the broader problem of disinformation.

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