Artificial intelligence (AI) is bringing legal services to new heights of accuracy. But in other areas, it may be muddying the waters.

AI technology is powering video editing apps that allow users to easily superimpose people’s faces onto actors in videos. The apps, of which “FakeApp” is the most well-known, create such convincing videos that they’re deemed “Deepfakes.” And such visual content is causing alarm among those who believe it will usher in a new era of “fake news.”

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