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    Manipulated Mark Zuckerberg Video Tests Facebook Policy

    A fake news clip posted on the company’s Instagram platform shows Zuckerberg bragging of having “total control of billions of people’s stolen data” and noting that “whoever controls the data controls the future.” It seems designed to test last month’s decision to allow a fake video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appearing drunk — a policy Facebook insisted would also apply to doctored videos of Zuckerberg.

    Will it come down? The company’s standing by its decision to allow the deepfake, which was created for a British film festival, though CBS wants it removed for unauthorized use of the network’s logo.

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