Viral Chinese Face-Swapping App, Zao Raises Privacy Concerns Over Deepfakes

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September 6, 2019
Wishing you could insert yourself into your favorite movie scene? One app in China is turning that fantasy into reality. Chinese face swapping app, Zao has surged to become the country's top smartphone App. The app stirring some companies to challenge the power of Deep Fakes. Just yesterday, Facebook and Microsoft announced a contest to detect deepfake videos. We spoke to Gray Scott, futurist and emerging technology expert about the power of deepfakes.