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This App Changed The Name Of A Filter After People Complained It Was Racist, But The Filter's Still The Same

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by , 04-26-2017 at 07:59 AM (1287 Views)
      
   
So there's this popular new app called Faceapp.

Take a selfie, and the app will change your face using filters that make you look younger, older, more male, more female, and the like. It's available for iOS and Android, and, after going kinda viral last week, it's currently the #10 free app in Apple's App Store.

But people have noticed something off about it...

The app's "Spark" filter, which was formerly called the "Hot" filter, lightens your face.



The developer, Wireless Lab OOO, responded to some of the criticism in App Store reviews, calling it an "unquestionably serious issue."

They changed the name of the filter from "Hot" to "Spark."

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