AI Deepfake Ad Scams Are Targeting Celebrities Like Tom Hanks: Tips on How Not to Be Fooled

Kevin Hogan
By Kevin Hogan
October 24, 2023NTD Good Morning

Actor Tom Hanks says there’s a dental ad circulating online with his image—but that he wasn’t actually in it. He says the ads are a scam, and are using an AI version of him to get more views. To learn more about this phenomenon, NTD spoke with Christopher Alexander, the chief analytics officer of Pioneer Development Group.

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