Tag: FaceApp

These Photos Capture What Anti-Aging Trends Do to Your Psyche

Glenda Lissette is a Guatemalan-American photographer and filmmaker whose self portraiture focuses on her experiences growing up online. Lisette began sharing images online at the age of 14, eventually gaining followers from around the world through various social media platforms. After being labeled an “influencer” by brands interested in capitalizing on her audience, she began […]

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U.S. Senator Schumer calls for security probe into Russia’s FaceApp

(Reuters) — U.S. Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer called on the FBI and the Federal Trade Commission to conduct a national security and privacy investigation into FaceApp, a face-editing photo app developed in Russia, in a letter sent on Wednesday. The viral smartphone application, which has seen a new surge of popularity due to a […]

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FaceApp Lets You ‘Age’ a Photo by Decades. Does It Also Violate Your Privacy?

A developer could not have asked for better publicity. This week, two years after being widely panned for a filter that critics described as little more than “digital blackface,” FaceApp, a photo-altering smartphone app, found itself at the center of a popular social media challenge. A range of celebrities had been using the app’s age […]

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