Facebook sends users who want to share the manipulated video of Nancy Pelosi to & # 39; additional reporting & # 39; about the problem.
Donie O & # 39; Sullivan of CNN made a screenshot of what happens when a Facebook user tries to share the clip that has been edited to make the speaker in the house look drunk.
Facebook has refused to remove the video and elicit public anger, which is already angry about the site's role in spreading & # 39; fake news & # 39; during the 2016 elections.
Now the social media giant is encouraging users to continue reading the clip from sites such as Politifact, Factcheck.org, Lead Stories, and the Associated Press before sharing on & # 39; & # 39; click.
Facebook refused to make a video of Nancy Pelosi (photo), who was mastered to make her look drunk and widely shared on social media
Anyone on Facebook trying to share the video will receive this prompt from the social media company calling them to read about & # 39; additional reporting & # 39;
A video of Pelosi & # 39; s speech at a Center for American Progress event was subtly edited to make her voice mutilated and delayed, as if she were under the influence of alcohol.
At the time, she spoke about Donald Trump's refusal to cooperate with congress inquiries, which she said amounted to a & # 39; cover-up & # 39;
One version of the video posted on the conservative Facebook page Political WatchDog, has been viewed more than 2 million times and has been shared almost 50,000 times.
On Friday, Pelosi's daughter came to Republicans and their supporters for sharing her mother's manipulated video, claiming she doesn't even drink.
Christine Pelosi tweeted: & # 39; Republicans and their conservative allies have been pumping this despicable fake meme for years! Now they are caught. #Check facts. Madam speaker does not even drink alcohol! & # 39;
She tweeted a link to the original article that raised the problem The Washington Post on Friday.
She continued her criticism in a follow-up tweet and called on Facebook to suspend the account of a user who sent her a message describing Pelosi as an alcoholic who needs an intervention.
& # 39; This is the c ** p I am talking about & # 39 ;, Christine wrote, claiming she had reported the account.
& # 39; Of course this does not stop ME, but others are affected by the & # 39; voter depression & strategy that perpetuates Trump allies. & # 39;
The footage received 23,000 responses and social media users wondered if they were drinking & # 39; drunk & # 39; was and called her & # 39; a rippling mess & # 39 ;.
version of the video posted by the conservative Facebook page Political WatchDog, has been viewed more than 2 million times and has been shared nearly 50,000 times
Analyzes of the distorted Center for American Progress video by researchers indicate that the video has slowed down to about 75 percent of the original speed
The video has appeared in the comment sections of bulletin boards and regional news broadcasts, as well as YouTube and Twitter accounts.
Rudy Giuliani, Trump's personal lawyer, tweeted a link to the modified video on Thursday evening with the comment: & # 39; What is wrong with Nancy Pelosi? Her speech pattern is bizarre. & # 39; The tweet has since been deleted.
On Friday morning, Giuliani chose to worry about his own well-being with a tweet with an apologetic apology to Pelosi for spreading a fake video of her that seemed inconsistent during public events.
& # 39; Ivesssapology for a video that is allegedly a caricature of an otherwise halting speech pattern, & # 39; tweeted Giuliani.
Nancy Pelosi's daughter Christine has also been beaten by Republicans and their supporters for sharing the manipulated video of her mother, claiming she doesn't even drink. They are shown here together during an event in the Central Library of Philadelphia in 2008
Christine Pelosi tweeted: & # 39; Republicans and their conservative allies have been pumping this despicable fake meme for years! & # 39;
& # 39; (S) he must first stop, and apologize, by saying that the president has a & # 39; intervention & # 39; needs.
The tweet ended there, which led to Twitter to speculate that Giuliani was drunk at 9:00.
On Thursday evening, Trump tweeted another video from Pelosi – an edited montage from Fox News – that focused on moments when she paused or stumbled, the president claimed to stutter her at a press conference.
The clip contained about 30 seconds of Pelosi's speech on Thursday, in which she recorded questions from reporters and discussed what she was trumping & # 39; tantrum & # 39; called.
In the run-up to the 2016 elections, Facebook admitted its own mistakes in fighting fake news and introduced a system designed to stop the flow of misleading and inaccurate material.
Rudolph Giuliani, Trump's lawyer, tweeted a link to the modified video Thursday night with the comment: & # 39; What's wrong with Nancy Pelosi? & # 39;
He stirred up concerns about his own well-being on Friday morning with a tweet with an apology to Pelosi for circulating a fake video of her apparently incoherent
On Friday a company spokesperson told it Huffington Post that content such as the Pelosi video, technically does not break any rules, because there is no policy to place fake content on the platform.
As a result, Facebook allows the video to remain.
However, the social media giant does have the video & # 39; in the queue & # 39; set for review by an external company that checks facts, which it apparently considered misleading.
Rather than being completely removed, the fake version of Pelosi's speech will be harder to find on the platform, the spokesperson added.
Trump tweeted a video from Pelosi, an edited montage from Fox News, that focused on moments when she paused or stumbled, which he claimed to stutter her
The images received many responses on Facebook with users asking if she was drunk
The spokesman said: & # 39; There is tension here: we are working hard to find the right balance between promoting free speech and promoting a safe and authentic community, and we believe that reducing the spread of improper content that strikes a balance.
& # 39; But just because something is allowed on Facebook does not mean that it must receive distribution. In other words, we let people place it as a form of expression, but we won't show it at the top of the news feed. & # 39;
Analyzes of the distorted Center for American Progress film from the Washington Post and external researchers indicate that the video has slowed down to around 75 percent of the original speed.
The video also appears to have been changed to change her pitch, to better resemble the sound of her natural speech, even though the speech change would have deepened the sound of her voice.
& # 39; There is no doubt that the video has been delayed to change Pelosi's voice, & # 39; told Hany Farid, professor of computer science and expert in digital forensic research at the University of California, Berkeley, at the Washington Post.
& # 39; It is striking that such simple manipulation can be so effective and credible for some.
& # 39; Although I think that fake technology is a real threat, this kind of low-tech fake shows that there is a greater threat of disinformation campaigns – too many of us are willing to believe the worst in people we don't agree with are. & # 39;
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