The following paper examines the new technology that is deepfakes. It is an examination of how it relies on other technologies such as deep learning and neural networks, and how this technology can be used in a harmful manner as a threat to our society. This will be based on real examples of how this technology has already been implemented and used in the past. An understanding of human intelligence and the differences between this and artificial intelligence. Furthermore, this report will examine if humans are required to assist in detecting deepfakes.