Mobile applications that enhance or play around with your selfies are a novel idea, and Faceapp has taken this idea to new heights by offering Hollywood level Filters and effects.
Turn that frown upside down
A popular social media sensation, Faceapp lets you modify your selfies by aging or de-aging yourself. Try on some makeup and new hair colors with this innovative app.
Faceapp is a popular tool for everyone that uses social media, especially Twitter and Instagram, where photos dominate the platform. Many celebrities have used the aging feature or others to change how they look for fun. The results tend to garner a lot of attention.
Faceapp is a fitting name. There’s a lot to do, like editing your face to look older, trying new hair colors or styles, applying makeup, or swapping your gender. If you want to see how a new beard or mustache might look, then this app is here to help.
All in all, this program is a great way to spend your free time. You could edit your photos to make it appear as if you were Elvis Presley or President Lincoln. There are many other features available, as well. Some of these include a smile edit, background changes, fun filters, a blur highlighter, and an option to let an AI decide on the best changes to apply.However, you should note the many security concerns surrounding Faceapp. In the terms and conditions it states that any submission you make becomes their property. This means that if you submit a family photo, the creators own the rights to it. They can use it for advertising, data collection, and even sell it to other third parties.
Where can you run this program?
Faceapp is available for iOS 11.0 and later. It also runs on Android devices.
Is there a better alternative?
Yes. Faceapp may be fun to use, but using it risks letting the application violate your privacy. Snapchat has a few interesting filters for you to try, and other photos enhancing applications are a dime a dozen.
The app seems like a great idea, but with such an invasion of privacy you have to ask yourself if it's worth it. On the other hand, it offers plenty of fun for everyone.
Should you download it?
No. If you’re looking for an app with fun edits that doesn’t relieve you of the rights to your photos, this isn’t the one for you. If you don’t mind that drawback, then it’s a great choice.