Twitter and Pornhub ban ‘deepfake’ face-swap porn videos

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Films depicting celebrities’ faces superimposed on to adult film actors using AI also banned from Gfycat, but not Reddit

Twitter and Pornhub have become the latest platforms to ban pornography made using AI-generated face-swap technology – known as “deepfakes” – as non-consensual porn.

There has been an explosion in the creation of videos that use cutting-edge machine learning techniques to superimpose the faces of female celebrities on to explicit clips, due to the release of a desktop app that streamlines the process in January.

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