‘Digital humans’ for sale? Chinese company debuts deepfake service for $145

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Chinese company Tencent Cloud has launched a "digital human" production platform that can be used to answer questions in live streams and much more. Available in half-body and full-body formats, these high-definition digital humans can be readied in just 24 hours for a fee of 1,000 yuan (US$145). Essentially, the company has launched Deepfake-as-a-Service, (DFaaS), The Register reported. The recent rise in the use of generative artificial intelligence (AI) has raised fears of making fake content difficult to distinguish from real. Interesting Engineering has previously reported how AI-generated images of former US President Donald Trump went viral on the internet...