Q. The term “deepfake technology” was seen in the news recently. It is a –

[A] Type of technology that imitates other form of technology.

[B] Type of technology that is untraceable at the borders

[C] Type of technology that is being used in the drones to launch a counter attack.

[D] Type of technology used to replace the likeness of one person with another in video and other digital media.u00a0

Answer: D

Explanation – Deepfakes are a compilation of artificial images and audio put together with machine-learning algorithms to spread misinformation and replace a real person’s appearance, voice, or both with similar artificial likenesses or voices. It can create people who do not exist and it can fake real people saying and doing things they did not say or do.

Source: The Hindu