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Tech & Science Snapchat Time Machine is a selfie-altering feature that lets you 'age' before your eyes

05:55  22 november  2019
05:55  22 november  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

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Selfie obsession:How perfect photos on Facebook, Snapchat are killing us. Over the summer, Snapchat 's Baby filter also got a lot of use. In 2019, people on social media couldn't seem to get enough of apps that use machine learning to turn selfies into airbrushed, heavily altered versions of

a group of people posing for the camera: Time Machine © Snapchat Time Machine

Snapchat is picking up where Face App left off by rolling out a new tool that tries to show you what you look like at every phase of life.

The app's latest Lens is called Time Machine, and it includes a slider you can drag across your screen to watch the years add up. You can also use the feature to see what you supposedly looked like when you were younger.

Users will start to see the latest Lens or filter icon starting Thursday.

The new addition to the app arrives on the heels of other popular options like the Gender Swap, which drew some people to Snapchat solely for the filter. Users would save the photo, which makes them look like another gender, and then post it on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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Called Time Machine , the new Snap lens lets you change your appearance by dragging a slider across your screen. Time Machine is available beginning today, and it works with both front and rear facing cameras Snapchat Time Machine is a selfie - altering feature that lets you ' age ' before

Time Machine is just the latest in a string of several AI-powered lenses that use small but well-trained machine learning models to The new lens is available now through Snapchat ’s Lens Carousel for free. It can be accessed by tapping on the screen within the app’s camera section and selecting the

Over the summer, Snapchat's Baby filter also got a lot of use. The filter instantly turns any face childlike. The company says that 70% of its users toy around with the filters every day.

In 2019, people on social media couldn't seem to get enough of apps that use machine learning to turn selfies into airbrushed, heavily altered versions of human faces.

The widely popular FaceApp had a moment in July before raising privacy concerns. People on social media used the selfie-editing tool to make themselves appear older and crinklier.

A few months later, Gradient Photo Editor took center stage, trying to show you your celebrity lookalike – with mixed results. The app suggested that Kim Kardashian looks like Cher and Diplo looks like musician Lil Nas X.

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This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Snapchat Time Machine is a selfie-altering feature that lets you 'age' before your eyes

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As long as it sees a face in the first placeGoogle Photos has always been able to automatically recognize faces and sort them for you, which makes managing your library far easier than having to tag people manually. But the system misses faces sometimes, and there’s never been a way to correct it. Once this feature rolls out, you’ll finally be able to add in many of the faces it’s been missing.

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