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Using AI to Combat Deepfakes and Fake News
AI is constantly in the news these days, identifying prospects for the technology doing both good and bad. One topic that’s generating a lot of buzz is the use of AI for creating “deepfakes,” a term originally coined in 2017. Deepfakes uses neural networks to combine and superimpose existing... Read more
Deep Learning Finds Fake News with 97% Accuracy
In his article published on opendatascience.com in 2017, George McIntire describes an experiment building a “fake news” classifier using a document-vector model and Naive Bayes approach. He reports an 88% accuracy when classifying a “fake news” dataset which he assembled from various sources. This of course immediately made me wonder if deep neural networks... Read more