Fact Check: Video of Australian news interview featuring Bill Gates edited using AI

Published March 23, 2023


Siwei Lyu, SUNY Empire Innovation Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, was quoted in a Reuters article about a potentially doctored video featuring Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates. 

Lyu highlighted specific frames of the deepfake video where, he explained, “we can observe the traces of misaligned lip shapes present in the frames, which is a telltale sign of … manipulation, with the boundary of spliced region visible near the middle of the mouths. So, this analysis suggests the video is likely to be manipulated.”

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