• Tom Cruise Isn't On TikTok: It's a Shockingly-Realistic Deepfake

    4 monthes ago - By Peta Pixel

    Updated 3/05/2021: The creator of the deeptomcruise account has been revealed to be a stunt performed by visual effects expert Chris Ume with the goal of drawing attention to deepfakes and petitioning for their regulation.
    Ume tapped Miles Fisher , one of the world's most renowned Tom Cruise impersonators to work with him to create the short videos on TikTok. It is much easier to create a believable deepfake when the subject looks similar to the subject that is trying to be copied. Even with Fisher however, Ume says the process to create these startlingly realistic videos required feeding...
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