Feb 1, 2024

VentureBeat Features Hany Farid’s Efforts To Track Election Deepfakes

From VentureBeat

Meet the UC Berkeley professor tracking election deepfakes

By Taryn Plumb

Not in recent history has a technology come along with the potential to harm society more than deepfakes

The manipulative, insidious AI-generated content is already being weaponized in politics and will be pervasive in the upcoming U.S. Presidential election, as well as those in the Senate and the House of Representatives...

University of California, Berkeley’s School of Information Professor Hany Farid has had enough of all this. He has launched a project dedicated to tracking deepfakes throughout the 2024 presidential campaign...


Hany Farid is a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences and the School of Information at UC Berkeley.

Hany farid in blue suit on staircase
Hany Farid (Photo by Brittany Hosea-Small for the School of Information)

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February 7, 2024