Tag: FaceApp

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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