Over the past few weeks, the rising face-swapping app from China Zao managed to create the biggest propaganda of the year as it became the most downloaded app in just one weekend since its launch. The Chinese Zao app has been received positively by millions of people across the globe who are interested in trying out new artificial intelligence technologies, unique face filters and movie experiences.
Zao presents the user with a face-swapping experience with the aid of AI so that he can become the protagonist in some of the most popular movies and T.V. shows – such as Titanic and Game of Thrones. The debutant app has been described as one step closer towards bringing AI to every house all over the world; Zao is now the most downloaded app in China and other countries alluding to the fact that the new deepfake platform has managed to attract a huge number of AI enthusiasts from everywhere.
The sudden rise of Zao sparked an interesting inquiry into the future of AI techniques and videos which can be used in more than one way. The outstanding popularity of Zao is emerging from the reality that the app allows you to plaster your face onto famous movie or T.V. characters so that you can become the main persona in the movie or series for few seconds.
Developers of Zao utilized a deepfake technology to present users with an authentic and realistic AI experience where their faces and voices are used to create a renewed cinematic scene! Users have been sharing their experiences and results of using Zao and uploading their photos and videos; many users have taken the place of well-known actors such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt and Johnny Depp in popular scenes. As of now, Zao managed to attract tens of millions of users to try its renovated deepfake technology.