AR face filters changing office appearances

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What: Popular face filter app Snapchat has created a software that can run in the background of your video calls and add filters to your face. Many filters are goofy and obvious but they also have some interesting makeup filters that look very natural.

So What: While many can enjoy some virtual makeup to save them time from applying it in real life, advancements in facial recognition software, deep fakes and machine learning make it possible to realistically look like anyone while video chatting, potentially raising concerns around who you’re actually talking to.  


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