The ZAO app went viral on Chinese social media over the weekend. Photo: SinaThe ZAO app went viral on Chinese social media over the weekend. Photo: Sina
The ZAO app went viral on Chinese social media over the weekend. Photo: Sina

Chinese face-swapping app sparks privacy concerns soon after hugely popular release

  • ZAO allows users to superimpose their faces on images of famous actors
  • But a clause allowing developer to retain images and sell them to third parties is swiftly removed from user agreement after privacy concerns raised

Topic |   Apps
The ZAO app went viral on Chinese social media over the weekend. Photo: SinaThe ZAO app went viral on Chinese social media over the weekend. Photo: Sina
The ZAO app went viral on Chinese social media over the weekend. Photo: Sina
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