The Person Behind the Viral Tom Cruise Deepfake | Super User

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We spoke to VFX artist Chris Ume about the time his scarily convincing deepfake of Tom Cruise went viral on TikTok culminating in around 100 million views. He teamed up with Tom Cruise impersonator Miles Fisher to create the hyper-realistic @deeptomcruise TikTok account, racking up views and sending the internet into a frenzy. In Super Users, we go down an internet rabbit hole to hear from people whose lives have become defined by their online presence. Watch more from this series: I Found 400+ Posts Calling Me a Pedophile www.youtube.com/watch?v=xfEqfLL7E6M I Exposed a Russian Assassination Squad www.youtube.com/watch?v=_B5WoERhoT8 I’m the Victim of a Far Right Conspiracy Theory www.youtube.com/watch?v=cARtkJQj34E Click here to subscribe to VICE: bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE About VICE: The Definitive Guide To Enlightening Information. From every corner of the planet, our immersive, caustic, ground-breaking and often bizarre stories have changed the way people think about culture, crime, art, parties, fashion, protest, the internet and other subjects that don't even have names yet. Browse the growing library and discover corners of the world you never knew existed. Welcome to VICE. Connect with VICE: Check out our full video catalog: bit.ly/VICE-Videos Videos, daily editorial and more: vice.com More videos from the VICE network: www.fb.com/vicevideo Click here to get the best of VICE daily: bit.ly/1SquZ6v Like VICE on Facebook: fb.com/vice Follow VICE on Twitter: twitter.com/vice Follow us on Instagram: instagram.com/vice The VICE YouTube Network: VICE: www.youtube.com/VICE MUNCHIES: www.youtube.com/MUNCHIES VICE News: www.youtube.com/VICENews VICELAND: www.youtube.com/VICELANDTV Broadly: www.youtube.com/Broadly Noisey: www.youtube.com/Noisey Motherboard: www.youtube.com/MotherboardTV VICE Sports: www.youtube.com/NOC i-D: www.youtube.com/iDmagazine Waypoint: www.youtube.com/Waypoint

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