Fri. Mar 1st, 2024


Iconic cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has turn out to be the most recent celeb to fall sufferer to a deepfake video.

On Monday, Tendulkar took to the micro-blogging website X, informing that his deepfake video selling a gaming software is circulating on social media platforms.

“These movies are pretend. It is disturbing to see rampant misuse of know-how. Request everybody to report movies, advertisements & apps like these in giant numbers. Social Media platforms have to be alert and aware of complaints. Swift motion from their finish is essential to stopping the unfold of misinformation and deepfakes, ” he wrote.

The video exhibits Tendulkar selling an app known as ‘Skyward Aviator Quest’, claiming that his daughter Sara Tendulkar is making good cash by taking part in on this software.

In the video, Tendulkar seems to be sitting casually and selling the app, however nearer examination reveals that the video is pretend.

Tendulkar isn’t the primary celeb to fall sufferer to deepfake movies. Recently, Infosys founder Narayana Murthy’s two new deepfake movies have been shared on social media, purportedly selling a so-called investing platform ‘Quantum AI’, claiming that the person of this new know-how would have the ability to earn $3, 000 (round Rs 2.5 lakh) on the primary working day.

One of the movies confirmed a morphed model of Murthy claiming to be engaged on a ‘Quantum AI’ undertaking with tech billionaire Elon Musk.

Deepfake movies of Bollywood stars like Rashmika Mandanna, Alia Bhatt, Priyanka Chopra, Katrina Kaif, and so on. and politicians additionally went viral in current occasions.

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