Just as in the Wild West, there is no-one to protect us from the perils of deepfakes. It is not known when, how, or from where the assault will come. “You can preserve your perception of reality only with your intelligence and mind. You must protect yourself with the technology weapons you can muster,” we are warned by Globalization.
We had barely become accustomed to the idea of a pandemic before an onslaught of new terms took over our lives on the online world and social media. The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it was fighting not only the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic but also the infodemic: “Trust reliable news sources, not social media content,” it warned.