Chinese Viral Face Swaping ZAO App Downloaded in Millions but Privacy Disaster awaits

As we see Now a days china is growing in Technology Now China is having such a spectacular Face-app named ZAO  it’s kind of a AI Face Replacement App. It enables users to upload a Photo  and swap their faces with famous celebrities, Stars or any other person in a video clip and become an overnight sensation.  As you see down…

Zao App was launched and uploaded on Friday in China’s  App Store and then Unbelievable thing happens, it gone Viral and because huge traffic in a day Zao’s servers nearly crashed  According to the China’s Social media sites.

Zao App Criticism

Unsurprisingly Zao App’s  popularity has been criticized by some users highlights that raised in AI technologies will be turned in a privacy Disaster(identity verification)

Also being criticized the controversy of Face-App  ZAO App technologies caused  identity concerns

Zao App Download and how it Works

As According to the App Annie, Zao was the most downloaded App specially in chinas’s iOS App Store. To download Zao App you just need to go to the play store in your android phone and search the Zao app. In ZAO App users just need to sign up with their phone number and then just have to upload images related to a person then AI engine automatically Replace your Image into a Celebrity in video,and then there are social media site buttons which shares that video with your friends.


As Zao app downloaded by many peoples, the user David Sun  doing a business predicted by Tweet

“Prediction- in the near future Netflix/Amazon studios/Disney+ will produce shows that can star you, the viewer, as the main character (for an added fee). Expect acquisitions of deepfake startups. The viewing experience As quality Rises, will feel more  seamless and neutral too. #ZAO”

Another Person named “Elliot Alderson” share his Story says

“It’s time for a thread concerning #ZAO, the new Chinese app which blew up since Friday.
The app is accessible solely to Chinese individuals for the instant however I managed to urge associate account 😉


This “AI facial” app permits you to feature your face on predefined clip.”


ZAO App one section of the users sharing the story  says consumers who upload their photos , data and permit Zao to use their photos/images for different internet marketing purposes. Fundamentally Zao Company is listed on the New York stock exchange. Zao Company had been published by Momo Inc, which has been known Top best dating app which later transformed into live streaming program.


After the Criticism Zao said On China’s Social media site Weibo and address these concerns.

“We totally perceive the anxiety individuals have towards privacy issues,” the company said.

Zao Company Further address “We have received the questions you have sent us.

We will correct the areas we’ve not thought of and need a while.”

In the End “ShanghaiEye” Share their Idea

“ AN #AI face-swap app has gone microorganism across Chinese #SocialMedia long since its debut on weekday.
By Sabbatum afternoon, #ZAO had climbed to the top of the entertainment softwares on the Apple #App Store.
Yet, there have been issues over privacy and portrait protection.

#China “


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