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Facebook Updates Its Policies on Deepfakes and Manipulated Media

January 7, 2020

Via: Adweek

Facebook updated its policies on deepfakes and manipulated media following conversations with over 50 global experts with backgrounds in tech, policy, media, legal, civics and academics.

However, the video that helped shine the spotlight on deepfakes—a doctored video of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), which went viral last May, in which her speech was slowed down to make her appear drunk—would not be removed, even under the social network’s new policies.

Vice president of global policy management Monika Bickert outlined the new policies in a Newsroom post late Monday.

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