Russia Uses Fake Celebrity Videos to Spread Disinformation

The Seattle Times
Article Source: The Seattle Times

Article Source: The Seattle Times

  • The Kremlin is using fake celebrity cameos, taken from the Cameo app, in its information war against the West. Recently, a video of actor Elijah Wood, originally recorded on Cameo, was repurposed to falsely denigrate Ukrainian President Zelensky as part of Russia’s disinformation efforts.
  • The manipulated videos, featuring celebrities like Shavo Odadjian, John McGinley, Dean Norris, Priscilla Presley, and Kate Flannery, spread on Russian social media and were later featured by government-controlled news organizations.  Read More

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