YouTube Now Allows You to Report Misleading Deepfakes Mimicking You YouTube Now Allows You to Report Misleading Deepfakes Mimicking You

YouTube Now Allows You to Report Misleading Deepfakes Mimicking You

Recent years have shown how misleading imagery can be created and public opinion swayed by tools like Midjourney. YouTube is taking steps to safeguard user privacy in response to these concerns. The platform now allows users to flag and request the removal of AI-generated content that mimics their face or voice. The policy covers fully synthetic recreations or partially altered content that could be mistaken for the real thing.

If you find a video that uses AI to make it seem like you or someone else, you can choose a new option on YouTube’s privacy complaint form about AI mimicking. They will manually review what was reported. Videos will be taken down if the deepfake looks real and could trick people.

YouTube may keep parodies and commentaries involving famous people. The goal is to remove deceiving fakes while respecting free speech. Labels were also recently added to notify watchers of AI-generated videos.

As technology improves, deepfakes could spread misinformation. So YouTube expands ways to delete false videos copying people without permission. This helps maintain trust as more AI tools enable realistic fakes online.

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