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Face it, Zuckers, you don’t need an app to see your sad future

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Face it, Zuckers, you don’t need an app to see your sad future

FaceApp is fun, but consider how that grinning pic of an aged you is making Zuckerberg and Putin smile

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FaceApp is back, and overnight the world looks like the crowd at a Brexit Party rally.

The app uses artificial intelligence to show users what their faces will look like decades from now, and in the past few days a reported 150 million users have grinned into their phones and pressed the “Rip Van Winkel Me!” button to trigger much wrinkle-related drollery.

Of course, this technology isn’t new: most people can age by 40 years in seconds just by reading the news on their phone...

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