“We’re entering an era in which our enemies can make it look like anyone is saying anything at any point in time — even if they would never say those things,” says “Obama,” his lips moving in perfect sync with his words as they become increasingly bizarre. “So, for instance, they could have me say things like, I don’t know, [Black Panther’s] Killmonger was right! Or Ben Carson is in the sunken place! Or, how ’bout this: Simply, President Trump is a total and complete dipshit.”

Even though the video itself is in the uncanny valley, it already demonstrates a major threat because after a few cycles of compression (reuploads on fb/twitter) it becomes nigh impossible to distinguish signs of fakery from compression artifacts.

posted by xygarde: 332 days ago