Allan Xia

Allan Xia is an 1.5 Gen Chinese New Zealand Artist, indie game dev, and founder of Chromacon New Zealand Indie Arts Festival. His website is and his Instagram is @paperpillow

Sep 5, 2019

Deepfakes, face-swaps and the future of identity: Why the ZAO app went viral

Earlier this week, a Twitter thread showing the power of a new face-swap app attracted tens of thousands of retweets. The Auckland user behind the thread explains what ZAO is, and what it means for the future of privacy.

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