These days beauty filters are commonplace on apps like Instagram, Snapchat, and Tiktok, but TikTok’s new “Bold Glamour” filter is so realistic it’s a bit terrifying.
So, how do beauty filters work in the first place? And what makes this one so different? And by using them are we changing the way we perceive ourselves?
In this podcast episode of Huh? Science Explained, Imma Perfetto, a science journalist at Cosmos, is here to help explain the science behind augmented reality beauty filters.
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Originally published by Cosmos as Deepfakes and AI: Inside TikTok’s Viral “Bold Glamour” Filter
Imma Perfetto is a science journalist at Cosmos. She has a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Science Communication from the University of Adelaide.
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