How I created Sumiko Tan's deepfake overnight

A photo of ST executive editor Sumiko Tan's deepfake (left) and one of the real journalist. ST PHOTOS: PHILIP CHEONG, KUA CHEE SIONG
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SINGAPORE - Homemade deepfakes are more common than ever as tools to create them have become more powerful and more readily available.

The Straits Times attempted to create one to see just how easy it would be.

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