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This Video Is Freaking Out PewDiePie And Jacksepticeye

PewDiePie can't stand some TikTok trends, but he can laugh at some comedic fan-made deepfakes. A PewDiePie fan recently sent the popular streamer a deepfake video that was made to look like it featured him and Jacksepticeye, so PewDiePie filmed their reactions to it on YouTube. It's not quite as cute as the recent viral video of PewDiePie and his wife Marzia, but it should elicit a laugh from fans of the two streamers.

If you haven't heard of deepfakes, then strap in. Deepfakes are basically videos and pictures that are digitally created, combining video footage with images of a different person's face swapped onto the people in the footage. Essentially, videos can be created of people without them even knowing about it by using technology combined with sources on the internet. This can be used to create funny videos, like in the case of this PewDiePie clip. However, as reported by Nightline, deepfakes can also be extremely dangerous, depicting people doing things that they've never done. 

The deepfake video depicted a conversation between the fake YouTubers about how content creators can use shyness as a superpower. There were some parts that were clearly created to get a laugh, including one scene at the end where the fake Jacksepticeye said that he didn't think PewDiePie could make it as a YouTuber.

While this clip was obviously made for comedic purposes, it took Jacksepticeye and PewDiePie completely by surprise. Jacksepticeye's voice was used in the deepfake, and it sounded very real at the beginning. The video was paused after PewDiePie's face was shown the first time, and both content creators were astonished.

Despite being caught off guard at first, both PewDiePie and Jacksepticeye were laughing by the end. Between Jacksepticeye's accent being exaggerated on the word "shy" and the facial reactions from the fake PewDiePie, the two creators didn't appear to be upset about the video in any way. The short video was definitely a step up in effort from some of the other memes PewDiePie featured in the same video. In fact, PewDiePie liked it so much he named the entire video after it: "Shy Kid Gets Humiliated at School."

While this deepfake was harmless, these videos are becoming a bigger problem online. The PewDiePie and Jacksepticeye deepfake was clearly fake, but that's not always the case. It has become much more difficult to recognize a deepfake when you see one, which increases the potential for people to make them for the wrong reasons. Luckily for the two gamers, this fan just wanted to create some laughs.