Deepfake video that Facebook’s parent company claims to show meta “identified and removed” Ukrainian President Volodimir Zelensky accepted some of Russia’s demands.
Released by Nathaniel Gleicher, head of security policy at Meta Statement The video on Twitter says it “appeared on the reported compromised website” and then began airing on the Internet on Wednesday.
“Earlier today, our teams identified and removed the DeepFake video to show President Zelinsky’s statement he had never made.
Gleicher added that the video violated the company’s policy against “avoidable manipulative media.”
“We quickly reviewed and removed this video for violating our policy against avoidable manipulative media and notified our peers on other platforms,” Gleicher added.
According to lbl, the DeepFake video shows Zelinsky bowing to Russian demands and urging Ukrainians to give up their weapons.
The Ukrainian news website, Ukraine24, has said on Facebook that their website has been hacked and the video “Fake! Fake!”
In a video posted to Twitter, Zelensky said the video was a “childish impulse.”
“We are not going to lay down any weapons until our victory,” Zelinsky said.
Ukrainian Minister Foreign Affairs later said Putin launched a “full-scale invasion” of Ukraine.