Photo manipulation is such a big part of social media nowadays that we don’t look twice anymore. But technology never sleeps, and deepfake intelligence is proof of that. It challenges our perception of what we call true and false. MIT research has shown that all things fake, from news to rumors, spread faster than accurate stories.

Arkane Lowe from Las Vegas decided to test unsuspecting celebrities in the game of artificial authenticity. His Arkane Memes Instagram features unlikely celebrity mash-ups and face swaps that feel so realistic, it’s hard to put a finger on what exactly is wrong. Beware of Jim Curry, Eminem Watson, Kim Ron Un, and Rihanna Reeve—these famous people incarnations of your worst nightmares and sweetest dreams may haunt you for a while now.

Pandas, are you feeling confused too? Share your impressions in the comments, and don't forget to upvote your favorite funny photos! After you’re done, let’s take a look at the deepfake technology that generates living portraits from a single static picture.

More info: Instagram | Facebook

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Ola Polowczyk
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6 months ago

OMG, the best one!

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lilly nyangweso
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6 months ago

I really like this one

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TheReader19
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6 months ago

This is epic

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Bored Panda contacted Arkane Lowe to find out who the guy behind Arkane Memes really is. Arkane said that he’s just “a regular guy with a normal job at a grocery store” and he “didn’t go to any special school or anything like that, and learned photo editing on my own.”

The idea came to Arkane after he spotted a mashup style meme on the internet. “I started to make some of my own, so I kept doing it, but at first I used to only make my mashups for some Facebook groups where people can only post memes they made themselves.” One day, he decided to make his own meme page and the rest is history.

Arcane confessed that he’s “not really into popular celebrities and pop culture,” but the cool photos together with the funny names he came up are what makes him happy seeing people laugh and enjoy them. Keep up the good work, Arkane!

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Madison Feehan
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6 months ago

He kinda looks like Lloyd from Dumb & Dumber!

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Beh Pnkt
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6 months ago

looks like Stewie from Malcolm in the Middle.

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Tara Brooks
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6 months ago

Uncanny...

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Lyka Luminous
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6 months ago

I can't.. It's.. It's.. PERFECT!

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How Terribly Unfortunate
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6 months ago

Ooh yes.

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Tara Brooks
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6 months ago

Yes Please!

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Lyka Luminous
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6 months ago

Voldemort

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Tara Brooks
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6 months ago

Artsy

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George-Florin Constantin
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6 months ago

Jeremy Clarkson!

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Withnail
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6 months ago

Rob Schneider?

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Monday
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6 months ago

He looks so...innocent.

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George-Florin Constantin
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6 months ago

An insult to a great actor.

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Tee
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6 months ago

Still see Will Ferrell

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Jeremy
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6 months ago

Steve Tyler

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Zara VP
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6 months ago

Hahah love the name

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Daria B
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6 months ago

Kinda reminds me of the Oasis.

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Krazy Kanuck
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6 months ago

The Grocery Games would be a whole lot different..

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Mollyyy
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4 months ago

looks like a pedo ngl

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Krazy Kanuck
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6 months ago

Billy Rae the Mechanical Nerdy country guy

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Iggy
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6 months ago

Arahahahahaha!

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Holly Molly
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6 months ago

Kim Jong Un? If Kim had a baby with a white woman

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tuzdayschild
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6 months ago

Prinsil

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TheReader19
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6 months ago

This is not allowed

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RitaGG
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6 months ago

Who did Jack get mixed with?

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