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A new [online / inline] technique called deepfake is [causing / casing] people to be worried about more fake news and other things that can [misled / mislead] people. The word "deepfake" is a combination of "deep learning" (which is an important part [of / for] artificial intelligence) and "fake" (which means not [real / really] ). Deepfake software allows people to replace part of a picture or video with [other / another] picture or video image. The result is a fake video. The software means you can put your face over the face of a [spoken / talking] president or movie star. This process will make your face [voice / speak] in the voice of that president or movie star. Many people are [worried / worries] the technology will be used during national elections. Deepfake videos could be used to [tricky / trick] voters.

A new deepfake app has gone [vital / viral] in China. It lets users of the app put their face [over / under] the top of actors in [seen / scenes] from movies or TV shows. The app is called Zao. It went to number one on the Chinese iOS App Store [graph / chart] in just a few days after its release. A Twitter user has achieved a little [fame / famous] by posting the Zao videos of himself in famous TV and movie scenes. His videos show that he [real / really] looks like the main actor in the movies The Hulk, Titanic, and in the TV fantasy [drama / dramatic] Game of Thrones. It takes just eight seconds to [do / doing] this. The Zao app is currently only [availability / available] for people with a Chinese phone number. [It / They] cannot be downloaded from app stores in the USA or Europe.

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