MG OMD FWD – 18th June 2019

Tim Pritchard

The two hottest words of the week must be ‘Deep Fake’. The proliferation of the computer-generated videos, their potential repercussions, and the ways they test social platform guidelines all in focus. Videos professing to be of Mark Zuckerberg, talking about gathering data for SPECTRE, and Jon Snow, apologising for the GoT ending, were joined by a fake LinkedIn profile rather unimaginatively named Katie Jones that drew warning from intelligence services.