Facebook’s Ban on Deepfakes Is a Half-Step at Best

It’s better than nothing — but just barely

Will Oremus
OneZero

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Photo: Tayler Smith. Prop styling: Caroline Dorn.

OnOn Monday, Facebook announced a new policy against “deepfake” videos. The policy is imperfect in multiple ways, which savvy outlets were quick to highlight. In fact, the ban is even more limited than some critics may realize.

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