Synthetic Media Marketplaces

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March 10, 2020
A.I. at the Edge
March 10, 2020

Synthetic Media Marketplaces

In the near-future, marketplaces to commission, buy and sell synthetic media, as well as their attributes, will be visible on the dark social web.

We already got a taste of what our future synth media marketplaces will look like. In 2018 a subreddit dedicated to publishing deepfakes morphed into a makeshift marketplace.

Users were volunteering to create deepfake videos of celebrities, coworkers, family members, neighbors and enemies in exchange for cryptocurrency.

In the near-future, marketplaces to commission, buy and sell synthetic media, as well as their attributes, will be visible on the dark social web.