Proliferation of Fake Information: Deepfakes & the Capital Markets

As the spread of false information online threatens our view of the world, Josephine Gallagher examines how this phenomenon has evolved with technology.

Can you trust what you read or see online? Notice the irony as you read this story from—more than likely—a web browser on your laptop or mobile device. The truth is that this question is very relevant in the world we live today.

“I think people should be aware of the fact that what they see on the internet might not be true, since images and videos can be easily manipulated or even completely synthetically generated,” says Luisa Verdoliva, a professor at the University of Federico II of Naples

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