FaceApp shows you what you’ll look like as you age

Posted at 11:28 AM, Jul 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-17 11:28:38-04

Ever wanted to know how you’ll age? There’s an app for that.

Launched in 2017, FaceApp isn’t necessarily new. But it’s making headlines again because the app has gotten good — like, eerily good — at showing users what they’ll look like when they age.

It’s scary, so use at your own risk. Or, take a spin through Twitter or Instagram to see how others have turned out years into the future.

CBS 6 interns Jason De Visser, Joi Fultz, Sophia Trout used the app to get a preview of what they may look like decades in the future.

WTVR CBS 6 interns: Jason De Visser, Joi Fultz, Sophia Trout

Basketball star Dwyane Wade gave it a go — or, in this case, retired basketball star?

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Tottenham Hotspurs, a soccer team in England, made a whole Twitter thread of their players with FaceApp. It’s amazing.

And rapper Drake got in on the aging action (though it isn’t clear if he used FaceApp to do it).

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The app uses neural networks — a type of artificial intelligence — to edit the photos.

And it can do more than just age you. The app can literally put a smile on your face, make you look younger, or swap your gender, too.