This viral Margot Robbie deepfake is uncomfortably good, almost indistinguishable

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Actress Margot Robbie is dishing the dirty on her Harley Quinn spin-off movie. Robbie said the Harley Quinn spin-off movie could be "an R-rated girl gang film". She's been trying to make the spin-off ever since she starred as Harley in 'Suicide Squad.' Robbie revealed some of the ideas she's pitched to the movie studio. I pitched the idea of an R-rated girl gang film including Harley, because I was like, 'Harley needs friends.' "I wasn't seeing enough girl gangs on screen, especially in the action space. So that was always a big part of it. Robbie also revealed she was eager to find a female director for the movie.

Some of the viral videos’ commenters don’t even realize they’re fakes

Past generations called them impersonations. In the age of identity-masking social media, they’re called deepfakes. One TikTok content creator, Unreal Margot, is seemingly fooling millions with her uncanny Margot Robbie deepfake. It’s a social media moment that is as mind boggling as it is viral.

With over 329,000 followers, 1.7 million likes and an average 5.5 million views per video, TikTok’s Unreal Margot has the internet’s attention, and it took her less than eight videos to do it. Despite the fact that the account’s bio states that it is a parody, many commenters appear to have been fooled.

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“You are an absolute doll,” one commenter said on the social media star’s most popular video. “Can I tell I love you Margot?” another top commenter said.

The top comment, however, takes the cake. “I don’t think people realize this isn’t Margot,” the poster said.

Deepfakes are increasingly on the radars of corporations and governments alike. In 2020, Facebook issued a ban on deepfake videos in a fight against misinformation.

“While these videos are still rare on the internet, they present a significant challenge for our industry and society as their use increases,” Facebook’s vice president of global policy management, Monika Bickert, previously said in a blog post.