Governor Jared Polis Gives in to the Viral FaceApp Aging Trend
The longstanding app 'FaceApp' recently went viral with its aging effect, and celebrities and public figures all over the world are using it to see what they would look like in 30+ years.
Jared Polis recently posted his FaceApp photo, and he actually looks like someone's very friendly grandpa (unlike my snap, which looked like a Halloween witch, shown below). Here's his take on the challenge:
With the app so prominent in the news, CNN reported that the DNC is warning 2020 campaigns on the app's fine print. In a recent article, Bob Lord, the DNC's Chief Security Officer was quoted:
It's not clear at this point what the privacy risks are, but what is clear is that the benefits of avoiding the app outweigh the risks.
After it was revealed that the app was created by Russian developers, many in the public eye are now becoming scared of the app's features...but whatever the risks, I can't imagine anyone wanting to use this photo for anything other than to embarrass me: