Earlier this year, a smartphone app called FaceApp that can take your photo and apply filters to make you older, younger or even a different sex went viral. For weeks we saw amusing modified images of celebrities flying around the web. The software joined numerous apps already on the market doing similar things, but no one could really make a case for any of them being much more than a time-passing fad.
Aging is suddenly very fashionable thanks to FaceApp, a program that shows users what they look like decades older, or with beards, or as a different gender. It's a more understandable, if less satisfying, social media trend than filling things with beansand celebrities like Drake and the Jonas brothers have used it to prove that they'll continue to be hot for years to come. But FaceApp also gives access to a massive treasure trove of personal data for the Russian company, Wireless Labs, that developed it.
FaceApp is a massively popular face-altering app for Android and iOS, but there are privacy concerns about its AI tech. The app uses artificial intelligence to create a rendering of what you might look like in a few decades on your iPhone or Android device. But one tweet set off a minor internet panic this week, when a developer warned that the app could be taking all the photos from your phone and uploading them to its servers without any obvious permission from the user.
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Many of us are interested in our ageand how we might look and feel when we are older. How you look later depends a great deal on what you do today. There are people, called gerontologiststhat specialize in helping to care for people as they age.
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