August 7, 2019
With every passing day, new software and applications are emerging in the world. People are trying to introduce novelty in their products but seem like ideas are exhausted. Sometimes, an old app may make a comeback with their new updates. FaceApp for Android, an apk app first released in Feb 2017 for androids gone viral again due to its new old age filter.
It is a picture editing app. Basically, this app uses AI filters with the most advance neural portrait editing technology to alter images. What is so novel with editing pictures by the way? Open the Play Store you might find thousands of apps available for editing pictures. But wait; there is a strong feature of this app which gave it popularity around the globe, especially among the celebrities. The feature is, it gives a clear more realistic edit to pictures especially the aging effect of the app.
If you want to find out how you look like after 50 years, Face App for Android will give you the most realistic image of yours. You can say it is a photo altering app and it is fun. Even if you feel like your picture is not looking like yours then you can manually edit some face parts of yours.
There are many other apps for editing and altering pictures and every app has a strong feature which makes it a hit. In the case of Face App, the strong feature is its facial transformations. The app has many filters which make you look younger or older. It also has features which swap the gender. It can also make your picture smiling even if your mouth is closed in real.
Moreover, you can change your facial feature using the Face App for android. Such as your hair color, you can even apply makeup on your face, and you can add tattoos to your face as well. Besides, it also lets the users change the picture’s background. In addition, the user can add hairstyles, glasses, and bread.
FaceApp doesn’t process the user’s photos on the local device. Firstly, it uploads the photo from the phone gallery to cloud. After that, it processes the image through AI on their server. And finally, they send it back to the user. Most of the photos uploaded are deleted after 48 hours. Moreover, users can also request to delete their data.
Nowadays, every success story starts with a hashtag. The success story of old age filter starts with #agechallenge, an online challenge similar to Snapchat’s baby filter trend a few months back. Meanwhile, the old filter gained much popularity and everyone is doing old age challenge. Above all, celebrities around the globe give a boost to the popularity of FaceApp.
FaceApp is back with a boom so are users privacy concerns. With fun there comes the risk of user’s social security. As Face App uploads, user’s photos to its servers. Users are very angry about it.
Moreover, many people believe that they sell users data to other organizations or transferring it to Russia. But it is not all true, we constantly upload our images on Google and Facebook server. The only difference is that Face App is a Russian-based startup, on the other hand, Google and Facebook belong to America. So, Russian-based startup will also do wrong in the opinion of Americans.
Did I miss anything that you want to know about FaceApp??? If so, then mention in the comment section below. That’s all for today guys. Don’t forget to share this information. Also, download the app from the link mentioned at the end of the page.