December 4, 2022

AI can detect a deepfake face because its pupils have jagged edges

AI can detect a deepfake face because its pupils have jagged edges
AI can detect a deepfake face because its pupils have jagged edgesAI can detect a deepfake face because its pupils have jagged edges
Close-up of an eye with a blue iris

Could this be a computer-generated face? Check the eyes

Manjurul Haque / Alamy

Creating a fake persona online with a computer-generated face is easier than ever before, but there’s a simple way to catch these phony pictures – look at the eyes. AI’s inability to draw circular pupils gives away whether or not a face comes from a real photograph.

Generative adversarial networks (GANs) – a type of artificial intelligence that can generate images from a simple prompt – can produce realistic-looking faces. Because they are made through a process of continual changes, …