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    Computer-Generated Fake Porn Getting Easier to Make

    Who could forget a face? Technology that allows everyday users to superimpose people’s faces onto other bodies is becoming alarmingly accessible — and naturally it’s being used to create fake pornography. A specialized app allows people to make their own custom face-swap videos, and within the space of just a few months the machine learning technology’s advanced by leaps and bounds. That’s already resulted in a slew of fake celebrity porn, part of what experts say is a “destabilizing” trend that diminishes people’s trust in their own eyes.

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