Deepfakes a growing problem: Experts

They call for greater awareness as tech used to create fake videos becomes more easily available

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A deepfake video of Game Of Thrones main character Jon Snow apologising for the show's polarising final season went viral earlier this month.

According to the New York Post, the video titled "Breaking: Jon Snow finally apologised for Season 8" was posted by YouTube channel Eating Things on June 13 and amassed more than 1.7 million views.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 26, 2019, with the headline Deepfakes a growing problem: Experts. Subscribe