“Protect each other” – Valkyrae claims that deepfakes of community members were created because they supported her.
On March 19, 2023, YouTube gaming sensation Rachell “Valkyrae” took to Twitter to claim that deepfakes of community members were created because community members provided support.
The streamer urged people to report the social media accounts of anyone who shared the material, adding that minors should be protected in situations like this.
Here are Valkyrae’s latest tweets:
“Sorry to my community members who created deepfakes just to support me. You never had to go through such an experience. Please protect each other, especially minors! Those Report the account and know they’re talking more about them than just you.
“Just Report It” – Valkyrae Addresses Deepfake Situations Involving Community Members
Valkyrae is Deepfake situation during today’s live broadcast. She recalled seeing some of her Twitter followers getting harassed by random people creating deepfakes of them, the content creators blaming those social media for her Referring to reporting her account, she said:
“Several accounts have been seen on Twitter. Some of my fans are being randomly harassed and creating deepfakes of my fans. I want you to know But I reported them all and withdrew them.”
Valkryae called on viewers to take action, urging them to report accounts that attack or harass someone.
“But if you see someone in the community being attacked or harassed, just report it. You don’t have to say anything. Just report it. Just report it. Yeah, report it.” Thank you for protecting each other…yeah, I reported it too.I’m sorry to everyone who went through it.”
of Co-owner of 100 Thieves He claimed that the situation was “a consequence of being on the internet.” she added:
“That’s the result of being on the internet. Just you’ll have little flies everywhere. Ugh, disgusting! Terrible! But… you’re above it! Okay?”
“There are some really crazy people out there. Just stay on top of it. It doesn’t mean anything about you. That’s all it says about them. Okay?”
Valkyrae concluded his speech by telling online communities to protect each other.
“Please protect each other. I will do my best to help you guys too when you are needed. It was really nice to see that from your guys accounts. Reporting etc. So I saw it and I thought, “Oh my God! Yes!” Take care, everyone. take care. “
Twitter responds to Valkyrie’s address
Valkyrae’s tweet about the deepfake situation went viral, garnering over 16,000 likes and 200 replies. Some of the most appropriate responses were:
This isn’t the first time streamers have had to deal with controversy over deepfakes. Twitch streamer Brandon Atriok After the clip went viral, it made headlines on January 31, 2023, revealing that it was allegedly paid for morphed photos of prominent female streamers.
The next day, Atrioc issued an apology, going down As a content creator and co-founder of OFFBRAND.
Just a few days ago (March 15, 2023), Atrioc went public with his channel for the first time since the controversy. He revealed that he was working with a company and was able to succeed. Remove deepfake websites for some streamers.