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Technology Snapchat's Time Machine lens lets you slide between young and old

12:50  21 november  2019
12:50  21 november  2019 Source:   engadget.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.

Called Time Machine , the new Snap lens lets you change your appearance by dragging a slider across your screen. Slide to the left, and you 'll look younger . Slide to the right, and you 'll watch yourself age. Time Machine is available beginning today, and it works with both front and rear facing

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 Time Machine icon with cartoony baby and senior faces. Like Snapchat itself, the lens is compatible with both iOS and

Earlier this year, the FaceApp filter that made people look old and wrinkled in selfies went viral. Then we learned that the Russian-developed selfie-editing app was uploading users' photos to the cloud and that it required "full and irrevocable access to their personal photos and data." That temporarily killed the craze, but now, Snapchat is ready to introduce a new aging filter.

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Called Time Machine, the new Snap lens lets you change your appearance by dragging a slider across your screen. Slide to the left, and you'll look younger. Slide to the right, and you'll watch yourself age. Time Machine is available beginning today, and it works with both front and rear facing cameras, so you can test the lens on friends and family, too.

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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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