The saying that “the camera never lies” is a bygone of days before Photoshop, but video has been something people could still rely on. Now the special effects capabilities that could only be managed by high-budget Hollywood studios are available at low cost to the general public. Though the deep fakes phenomenon began with adult films, “arguably the biggest danger we face is in politics,” explains Dagogo Altraide of ColdFusion. Regular people may soon need to rely on evolving technologies and expert analysts to tell what’s real.