Body positivity campaigner Jess Quinn has reached 10 000 signatures on her petition to force brands to declare when their photos have been retouched OPINION: Internet crazes come and go like London tube trains; if you don’t wish to partake there’ll be another one along in just a minute. And so it was wonderful to be able to quietly ignore FaceApp as it took over the internet a month or so ago. FaceApp is a photoshop-like software application which will take your photo and magically age you 30 years. Leave aside the probability that app is stealing your data, and here you have a fabulous wheeze for Hollywood celebs and smooth-faced 20-somethings – but I’m prepared to bet no-one over the age of 40 is using it. I don’t need an app to estimate the ageing process, I’m over 50 and can see it right there in the mirror, thanks. READ MOREAlison Mau: School uniform costs another pressure for stressed parentsWho owns your image?Amputee model Jess Quinn’s journey to self-acceptance FaceApp can also make you look younger, smoother and blemish-free, and as such is just another option in the computerised-image-manipulation arsenal. Once this was something that happened only in fashion… Read full this story
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