This scarily realistic deepfake is terrifying Twitter

A deepfake image of Morgan Freeman
(Image credit: Diep Nep on YouTube)

We've seen plenty of deepfakes over the last few years, but they normally come with that slight uncanny feeling that something isn't quite right. We can normally tell when we're looking at a AI-enhanced image or video, but this latest example might just be the most realistic (and terrifying) yet.

Twitter is currently losing its mind at a viral video of Morgan Freeman telling us to question reality. Except it isn't Morgan Freeman at all – it's an extremely believable deepfake. (Looking for more? Check out the most unbelievable deepfakes of all time.)

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.