The Guardian: Facebook takes down fake account network used to spread hate in UK

The Guardian: Facebook takes down fake account network used to spread hate in UK. “Facebook has removed a network of more than 100 accounts and pages for ‘coordinated inauthentic behaviour’ on its social networks – the first time it has done so for UK-based operations seeking to influence British citizens.”

Fake faces: UWs ‘Calling BS’ duo opens new website asking ‘Which face is real?’ (University of Washington)

University of Washington: Fake faces: UWs ‘Calling BS’ duo opens new website asking ‘Which face is real?’. “Which of these two realistic renderings of faces is real, and which is a computer-generated fake? Biology professor Carl Bergstrom and Information School professor Jevin West — creators of the ‘Calling BS’ class and site — now have a website to help you better discern between fake and real images online.” I got several right in a row before I got suspicious and deliberately guessed wrong, at which point I was noted to have given the incorrect answer. Aside from the obvious glitches you might see, watch ears, hair, and teeth to detect AI-generated fakes.

PetaPixel: This Site Ranks the Attractiveness of AI-Generated Faces

I wasn’t sure where to put this. PetaPixel: This Site Ranks the Attractiveness of AI-Generated Faces. “NVIDIA’s mind-blowing AI that generates faces of people who don’t exist recently led to an unofficial website called thispersondoesnotexist.com that lets anyone generate a new random face in an instant. Creative director Mike Solomon has built upon the idea with a new website called Judge Fake People that experiments with letting the public rank the attractiveness of AI-generated faces.”

AdAge: Fake Followers Are Hard To Shake, According To New Report

AdAge: Fake Followers Are Hard To Shake, According To New Report . “Unilever’s effort to rid itself of influencers with fake followers hasn’t made much difference, at least for its Dove brand, according to a new report. And despite the industry’s concern about fakes, the report, from analytics firm Points North Group, says spending on influencers continues to snowball.”