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

12:50  21 november  2019
12:50  21 november  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

Snapchat's first swipeable lens is an AR partnership with Tinder

  Snapchat's first swipeable lens is an AR partnership with Tinder Tinder recently launched Swipe Night, an app that lets you choose your own adventure by -- wait for it -- swiping left or right. If you want to check out the experience without actually downloading Tinder, Snapchat has you covered with the new Swipe Night Lens. It will give users a sneak peek at the experience by bringing up various scenarios from Swipe Night and letting you swipe left to "save yourself" or swipe right to "save the world,""The Lens was built specially for Swipe Night to recreate for Snapchat users the swiping experience from the new interactive show," Tinder says. "Each directional swipe will bring the user to a different Snapchat experience, depending on their choice.

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

Then we learned that the Russian-developed selfie -editing ap Called Time Machine , the new Snap lens lets you change your appearance by dragging a slider across your screen. Slide to the right, and you 'll watch yourself age . Time Machine is available beginning today, and it works with both front

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.

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

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.

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Snapchat users can share Reddit posts directly with their friends

  Snapchat users can share Reddit posts directly with their friends Snapchat is rolling out an easy way for you to share the best things you find on Reddit with your friends. You'll see Snapchat among the options when you tap the share button on Reddit, as long as you have both apps installed on an iOS device. That'll pull the Reddit post into the Snapchat camera, and from there you can share it as a story or with just a few of your friends. Snapchat will include a sticker with the Reddit logo and details about the post's origin.If Snapchat users who see the post have the Reddit app installed, they can swipe up to access it there and perhaps get involved in a conversation about a cool photo on r/houseporn or an adorable GIF on r/aww.

Snapchat is a multimedia messaging app used globally, created by Evan Spiegel, Bobby Murphy, and Reggie Brown, former students at Stanford University, and developed by Snap Inc

Snapchat 's new Bitmoji are designed to reflect how you look much more accuratelyCredit: Snapchat . Bitmoji stickers launched back in 2014 as a way to show how you 're feeling on Snapchat without having to take a selfie of your actual face. The personal avatars are customisable, and let you choose from

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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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.

Google Pixel 4's facial recognition tech works when owners' eyes are closed

  Google Pixel 4's facial recognition tech works when owners' eyes are closed Earlier this week, the BBC's Chris Fox reported that the Pixel 4's facial recognition unlock feature works even when you're unconscious -- no eyes needed. Raising concern about the security of upcoming Pixel 4 series owners, BBC technology reporter Chris Fox tweeted earlier this week that "The Pixel 4 facial recognition works even if you're asleep/dead." In response to the worry that this tweet caused, Google told the BBC Thursday simply that "We will continue to improve Face Unlock over time" and that this is how the phone will go on sale next week. This would allow a Pixel 4 to be unlocked while its owner is sleeping or unconscious.

A selfie (/ˈsɛlfi/) is a self-portrait digital photograph, typically taken with a digital camera or smartphone, which may be held in the hand or supported by a selfie stick. Selfies are often shared on social media, via social networking services such as Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat , and Instagram.

Snapchat is a popular messaging app that lets users exchange pictures and videos (called snaps) that are Before sending a sexy or embarrassing snap of themselves or someone else, it's important to Snapchat awards high scorers with trophies and other perks. Here are a few other Snapchat features

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

Bitmoji's custom clothing makes your avatar more true to life .
It's now easier to be a rugged individualist as far as a digital avatar will allow, anyway. Snap is rolling out a Mix and Match option for Bitmoji on Android and iOS that, as the name implies, lets you customize your virtual persona's clothing on a piece-by-piece basis. Venture into the Avatar Designer in the Bitmoji or Snapchat apps and you can choose different tops, bottoms, shoes and other apparel that matches what you actually wear, or at least what you'd like to actually wear. Want to dress like a hypebeast? You can probably get close enough to let everyone know your tastes.

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