An image from a video suggesting that Julian Assange is dead and has been replaced by a CGI model.

Most people trust what they watch — but that won’t always be the case. Tech is being developed that will make it easy to create fake video footage of public figures or audio of their voice. The developments aren’t perfect yet, but they threaten to turbocharge “fake news” and boost hoaxes online. In years to come, people will need to be far more skeptical about the media they see.

Source: How CGI, AI will empower ‘fake news,’ make it harder to tell if videos are real – Business Insider