Some ultrarealistic images of news events have already been mistaken for real ones and shared on social media platforms.
“Awful young looking boy in a dress Mr Former vice President, what were you two doing on that plane??” says a March 15, 2023 tweet sharing a clip viewed more than 560,000 times.
“Global elites are trying to create a panic as an excuse to transition to CBDC total control,” says a March 12, 2023 Instagram post sharing a clip of InfoWars founder Alex Jones interviewing former Donald Trump aide Michael Flynn, who has promoted a range of conspiracy theories.
“Putin Orders Destruction of All Covid-19 Vaccines in Russia,” reads the headline of an article shared on Facebook.
“Polish TV accidentally showed not one double of Zelenskiy, but two at once,” says one February 25, 2023 tweet shared thousands of times.