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ZAO
Deepfake app that lets you faceswap with celebrities
I heard about Zao through the news. It has caused some data and privacy concerns among users. It's now been banned by WeChat in China.
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FaceApp uses Artificial Intelligence you change your face. You and your friends can have fun by changing styles, make yourself look younger or older, put some different makeup or a mustache. Experiment with your face, laughter is guaranteed!

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BBC News
It might feel like every person you've ever met is using FaceApp at the moment. Your timelines have been flooded with people from school posting photos of what they might look like when they're older. The app has got its critics.
Express.co.uk
FACEAPP has gone viral in the last week for its filter that allows users to make themselves look older or younger - but while the app has proved to be incredibly popular, it has also raised a wealth of privacy concerns. Here are four things you should know before using FaceApp.
The Verge
2017 may be the year the US starts a nuclear war because someone tweets something mean about Donald Trump, but at least we're getting some weird selfie apps before we go.
Engadget
There has been some outrage over the new filters, with some Twitter users calling it " digital blackface." This isn't the first time photographic filters have come under fire, of course. Snapchat's 420 Bob Marley filter came under fire for the same lack of racial sensitivity, while its " anime-inspired" lens felt downright racist.
Digital Trends
Neural networks are revolutionizing computing, and image editing is one area that will experience drastic changes. Already, apps like Prisma are demonstrating this power, but a new company is using neural networks in a different way with an app called FaceApp.
TechCrunch
Update: "The new controversial filters will be removed in the next few hours," Goncharov told us. At the time of writing the filters have indeed been removed. Our original article follows below...
Business Insider
In the era of the selfie, there's no shortage of apps that can make you better looking, turn you into a dog, or even swap your face onto someone else's. Now, there's an app that can alter your gender entirely, age you, or add a smile to your face.
TechRadar
Update: FaceApp has now been updated to add in extra filters, but you'll need to pay for each with the Pro mode. Read on to learn all about FaceApp and what new features have been included. You may have seen the name FaceApp appear on a series of strange photos in your social media feeds.
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Truepic is the leading image authentication platform for anyone looking to verify photos or videos.

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TechCrunch
How can you be sure an image wasn't Photoshopped? Make sure it was shot with Truepic. This startup makes a camera feature that shoots photos and adds a watermark URL leading to a copy of the image it saves, so viewers can compare them to ensure the version they're seeing hasn't been altered.
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Amber combats malicious AI which will "Photoshop" video and alter evidence. Amber solves this by hashing at record, writing fingerprints to blockchain smart contracts, and tracking provenance through to distribution.

Amber unequivocally proves a video's authenticity -- critical in a polemical world of disinformation and propaganda.

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Hacker Noon
Recent developments in artificial intelligence-based image synthesis has endowed machines with the ability to generate photos and videos of the real world and with accuracy that would have appeared impossible only a few years ago.
Hacker Noon
A few years ago it became clear that Photoshop-ing of video, in a way that looks indistinguishable from authentic video, was quickly approaching. When it does, it will have a serious impact on visual evidence and specifically our ability to rely on them for facts and to make judgements.
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Flesh Mesh uses the TrueDepth camera on the iPhone X to exaggerate your face in ways never possible with previous cameras. By using the 3D geometry of the face, it can also map your movements onto the structure of somebody else's face. The effect is so fun, it needs to be experienced.

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