Chinese ‘deepfake’ app Zao comes under fire over personal privacy issues

Chinese ‘deepfake’ app Zao comes under fire over personal privacy issues

A new Chinese app that lets users seamlessly swap faces with celebrities gained widespread popularity over the weekend, but quickly drew just as much criticism over privacy concerns. The app, named Zao, was the most downloaded free app in China’s iOS App Store as of Sept. 1, and has been featured on the worldwide iPhone…