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Tech expert shows how deepfake images could inspire real-world panic
03:41 - Source: CNN
New York CNN  — 

In an effort to help prevent the spread of misinformation, Google on Tuesday unveiled an invisible, permanent watermark on images that will identify them as computer-generated.

The technology, called SynthID, embeds the watermark directly into images created by Imagen, one of Google’s latest text-to-image generators. The AI-generated label remains regardless of modifications like added filters or altered colors.

The SynthID tool can also scan incoming images and identify