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Deepfake Santa Claus Has Logged On

It’s not nearly as disturbing as you might think

A Santa Claus in front of a green screen holiday background
Image: Synthesia Ltd

Nothing says “Happy Holidays” like an A.I.-generated, deepfake Santa Claus delivering a personalized greeting to your loved ones. At least that’s what Synthesia — a synthetic media startup based in the United Kingdom — is hoping for with their new Synthesia Santa tool, which launched last week.




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