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A Man Invented an App to Show What Women Look Like Without MakeupBrring brring, it's 2017 calling. Unsurprisingly, it's more gross news (if you want to ready two palate cleansers in separate tabs, here's a razor service paying women back for the pink tax, and here's 101 good things that happened for women this year).
Man makes app to erase your makeup in photos-but insists it isn't sexistArtificial intelligence-based photo editing tools, in their brief existence in the history of humanity, are off to an immensely painful start. Selfie-editing tool FaceApp clumsily took the torch earlier this year, setting fire to the product's intriguing face-altering premise by whitening users' photos under an ill-intentioned "hot" filter.
This New Makeup-Removing App Wants To Destroy Your Self-Esteem - & We're Not Here For ItIn a digital-obsessed world where sending memes back and forth without comment is a perfectly acceptable form of staying in touch, what you look like on the 4.7-inch screen of a standard iPhone is almost more important than what you look like face-to-face.
Photo-Editing App Under Fire For Makeup Removal FeatureA new makeup app is courting controversy all across the web for its ability to remove makeup from pictures or video. The 99-cent app, called MakeApp, uses artificial intelligence to add or remove makeup on a face in a photo or video. MakeApp can now process video!