Deepfakes: Manipulating audio and video to spread misinformation

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    With the US elections fast appproching, we tell you more about the rise of so-called deepfakes, or how to generate videos by manipulating words or actions of individuals. How are they created and could they have an impact on votes? Our correspondents in California explore this growing phenomenon. 

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