#TechTuesday with CNET’s Ashley Esqueda: The upcoming TikTok phone, “Gaming Disorder,” and advanced deepfakes

Bill Leff and Wendy Snyder

This image made from video of a fake video featuring former President Barack Obama shows elements of facial mapping used in new technology that lets anyone make videos of real people appearing to say things they’ve never said. There is rising concern that U.S. adversaries will use new technology to make authentic-looking videos to influence political campaigns or jeopardize national security. (AP Photo)

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Bill and Wendy invite Senior Producer of CNET, Ashley Esqueda, to discuss the new smartphone coming from the creators of the app TikTok. She also explains why “Gaming disorder” being deemed an official illness by the World Health Organization, and how deepfake technology is becoming increasingly deceptive.

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