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Check Out a Terrifying "Deepfake" Video of Jennifer Lawrence as Steve Buscemi

Someone took video of Jennifer Lawrence and put Steve Buscemi's face over hers . . . and it looks flawless.  At a time when fake news has already caused so much damage, the implications are pretty scary.

Mikael Thalen on Twitter

I've gone down a black hole of the latest DeepFakes and this mashup of Steve Buscemi and Jennifer Lawrence is a sight to behold https://t.co/sWnU8SmAcz

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Jennifer Buscemi is the deepfake that should seriously frighten you

While the nation grapples with concerns over the spread of inaccurate and deceptive information online, deepfakes -videos in which an individual's face is superimposed onto another-continue to advance at a quickening pace. Now, the new ones are downright terrifying. The technology, which relies on machine learning and artificial intelligence, was once largely relegated to researchers at prestigious universities.