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.
This trend is part of our section on Synthetic Media and Content. Other trends in this section include:
Advertising and Public Relations, Airlines, Beauty, Broadcasters, Radio and TV, Cable & Satellite TV Production & Distribution, Casinos/Gambling, Cleargy & Religious Organizations, Clothing Manufacturing, Commercial TV & Radio Stations, Corporate Boards & Directors, CPG, Cruise Ships & Lines, Diplomacy, Education Colleges & Universities, Education K-12, Education Online, Education Trades, Entertainment Industry, Health Professionals, Hedge Funds, Hospitality, Hotels/Motels/Tourism, Human Resources, Information Technology, Insurance, Law Enforcement, Lawyers/Law Firms/Legal Industry, Lobbyists, Luxury Retail, Magazines, National Security, News Media, Non-profits/Foundations/Philanthropists, Online Media, Private Equity, Professional Services, Professional Sports, Radio/TV Stations, Real Estate, Retail, Travel Industry, TV Production, TV/Movies/Music, Venture Capital, Work (Future of)