YouTube deleted 1000 celebrity ad videos, what is the reason behind this?
Deepfake is an important problem in today's time which is affecting people. YouTube has removed more than 1000 scam ad videos that used AI technology to deceive users. In these videos, famous personalities like Taylor Swift, Steve Harvey and Joe Rogan are shown promoting Medicare scams.
Google's video streaming feature YouTube has removed more than 1,000 videos from its platform. These videos are scam videos, which include advertisements made using AI technology.
The company said that it is making strong efforts to deal with these AI-based celebrity scam ads and is also investing resources in this.
Deleted 1000 videos:
- According to Jagran, YouTube employed artificial intelligence (AI) to produce deceptive commercials endorsing Medicare scams that featured well-known figures like Joe Rogan, Steve Harvey, and Taylor Swift.
- There were about 200 million views for these videos. It was having an impact on both users and celebrities at this time.
- YouTube has accepted responsibility for this and stated that it is actively attempting to stop the spread of celebrity deepfakes. It is fully aware of the problem.
Deepfake video of Taylor Swift:
- Recently, sexual deepfake videos of a Taylor Swift look-alike went viral on the social media platform X (formerly Twitter).
- The post was viewed more than 45 million times and reposted 24,000 times before it was removed.
YouTube is taking action:
- YouTube is constantly addressing this problem, eliminating more AI-generated content, and being highly aware of it.
- The platform has also updated its policies regarding harassment and cyberbullying in conjunction with this.
- Earlier this month, YouTube announced its intentions to take action against artificial intelligence (AI)-generated content that realistically shows dead people, children, or victims of violent crimes.