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Published on: November 19, 2020

Truepic Foresight: The 100 Best Inventions of 2020

Find out why Truepic Foresight made this year's list

Published on: November 18, 2020

We have the technology to fight manipulated ima...

Here’s what it will take to combat visual mis- and disinformation online, according to the CEO of image verification platform Truepic and an advisor to the company.

Published on: October 15, 2020

This Company Is Inventing the Blue Checkmark fo...

If you were on Twitter yesterday, you may have seen the photo of Senator Cory Booker, a hair’s breadth from Senator Sheldon Whitehouse’s mouth, making the rounds thanks in part to Republican Senator John Cornyn of Texas, who tweeted: “Masks?” The implication was that the image was taken...

Published on: October 15, 2020

Qualcomm announces photo verification tool

The new feature allows users to take a photo that has a digital signature to prove its provenance, including where and when the photo was taken.

Published on: October 5, 2020

Truepic and Ballotpedia Team Up ahead of Electi...

Disinformation dangers, up-and-down the ballot

Published on: August 13, 2020

Photoshop Will Help ID Images That Have Been … ...

Adobe is adding technology to tag images with metadata, part of an effort to identify deepfakes and other efforts at manipulation.

Published on: August 3, 2020

System for thwarting deepfakes unveiled

A group whose members include Adobe, Twitter and the New York Times Monday offered a plan for restoring trust in photos and video in the face of a rising tide of digital fakery.

Published on: June 29, 2020

Citizen journalists are documenting COVID in th...

In conflict zones, fake news is rife. A new project uses citizen journalists to report vital coronavirus stories and technology to help identify misleading sources of information.

Published on: April 23, 2020

From deepfakes to PPP: How one tech startup is ...

The influx of lending brought on by the economic fallout from COVID-19, has not only flooded the banking system, it’s also exposed a glaring flaw in the lending process — the need for human contact to conduct due diligence.

Published on: March 23, 2020

To beat deepfakes, we need to prove what is rea...

Today, the world captures over 1.2 trillion digital images and videos annually - a figure that increases by about 10% each year. Around 85% of those images are captured using a smartphone, a device carried by over 2.7 billion people around the world.

Published on: January 14, 2020

How to address deepfakes ahead of the 2020 elec...

The issue of deepfakes has become a major issue for tech companies ahead of the 2020 elections. Truepic CEO Jeff McGregor joins On The Move to discuss what companies and the public can do to recognize deepfakes versus reality.

Published on: October 30, 2019

Can you believe your eyes? How deepfakes are co...

As AI-generated videos spread disinformation, start-ups and academics battle to stay one step ahead

Published on: July 27, 2019

‘Deepfakes’ Trigger a Race to Fight Manipulated...

Startup companies, government agencies and academics are racing to combat so-called deepfakes, amid fears that doctored videos and photographs will be used to sow discord ahead of next year’s U.S. presidential election.

Published on: July 22, 2019

Truepic CEO Explains Future of Image Veracity i...

Watch Truepic CEO discuss the future of imagery in the Disinformation and Deepfakes era with Bloomberg Technology host Emily Chang. (35 minute mark)

Published on: July 12, 2019

Fake news is real — A.I. is going to make it mu...

“The Boy Who Cried Wolf” has long been a staple on nursery room shelves for a reason: It teaches kids that joking too much about a possible threat may turn people ignorant when the threat becomes an actual danger.

Published on: July 1, 2019

Fight fake news with blockchain: How image veri...

As a diplomat in Syria, Mounir Ibrahim witnessed firsthand the power of visual truth through images captured on the smartphone. Unfortunately, he also noticed that visual truth could be corrupted and altered, and that genuine evidence can be dismissed as fabricated images. This led him ...

Published on: March 17, 2019

This San Diego startup is fighting fake news an...

Qualcomm is working with a San Diego software startup that’s trying to stamp out Internet fakery by flagging photos and videos that have been tampered with.

Published on: February 19, 2019

This image-authentication startup is combating ...

Early one morning in April 2017, a series of horrific photos and videos began hitting Facebook and YouTube showing civilians in a rebel-held area of northern Syria writhing on the ground and gasping for oxygen as deadly sarin-based gas—which witnesses said was dropped from the sky by th...

Published on: February 13, 2018

Valentine’s Day Scams? There’s An A...

Ahead of Valentine’s Day, the FBI has warned Americans to beware of romance scammers, who step up their hunt this time of year. Trolling chat rooms and social media, they often pose as Americans working or traveling abroad, romancing their victims and coaxing them into substantial loans...

Published on: January 25, 2018

How a blockchain-based digital photo notary is ...

When you listen to Jeff McGregor talk, he sounds like a skeptic: “You really just can’t trust anything you see on the internet these days,” he told Digital Trends. “But we do everything online, whether it’s meeting your future spouse or buying a home.”

Published on: January 25, 2018

The anti-fraud tech that’s gone from Tind...

With user-submitted images increasingly being used by insurers during the claims process – and sometimes even relied upon entirely – the potential for fraud is rising. But in today’s world, thousands of apps exist that allow for the manipulation of photos and videos, from editing their ...

Published on: December 22, 2017

Truepic app lets journalists instantly verify i...

This summer, the sophistication of artificial intelligence — and its grave implications for the ‘fake news’ era — went viral. The University of Washington’s Synthesizing Obama project showed it’s now possible to create highly realistic videos of public figures, replicating their voices ...

Published on: May 11, 2017

Truepic fights photo fraud on apps like Tinder ...

Today Truepic unveils its SDK for embedding its tech in other products plus its own consumer app. Truepic is also announcing its $1.75 million seed round to fuel its hope of becoming “the world’s first digital photo notary”.

Published on: December 30, 2018

How fake-porn opponents are fighting back

The best hope for fighting computer-generated fake-porn videos might come from a surprising source: the artificial intelligence software itself. Technical experts and online trackers say they are developing tools that could automatically spot these “deepfakes” by using the software’s...

Published on: December 11, 2018

Truepic acquires rival startup to combat deepfakes

Truepic, a startup that authenticates digital photos, is scooping up a rival technology developed by one of the field's leading experts. The company is buying San Jose-based Fourandsix Technologies, whose fake image detector was licensed by DARPA earlier this year. Why it matters: Deter...

Published on: November 5, 2018

In the Age of A.I., Is Seeing Still Believing?

In 2011, Hany Farid, a photo-forensics expert, received an e-mail from a bereaved father. Three years earlier, the man’s son had found himself on the side of the road with a car that wouldn’t start. When some strangers offered him a lift, he accepted. A few minutes later, for unknown re...