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Watch Apple’s trailer for its show about the Apollo 11 mission, For All Mankind


In March, Apple offered us a glimpse of the range of TV shows it’s launching with its new service, Apple TV+. You can get a taste of the upcoming content right now, with the trailer for the show, For All Mankind. Created by Ronald Moore (of Star Trek and Battlestar Galactica fame), the series is centered around the historic Apollo 11 moon mission of 1969. However, it’s a fictional show with alternative reality – akin to The Man in the High Castle and The Watchmen. In an interview with Collider, he confirmed that there will be 10 episodes of one hour each.…

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Pokémon Sword and Shield have sold 6 million copies
Nintendo has revealed that Pokémon Sword and Shield have already sold a combined 6 million copies globally, despite all that Dexit stuff.
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Tim Cook says he doesn't believe in lobbyists but Apple has spent $18 million lobbying the Trump administration
REUTERS/Tom Brenner Tim Cook spoke to ABC News about his conversations with President Donald Trump, and said he prefers to deal with the president personally. "I don't believe in lobbyists. I believe in direct conversation," said Cook. Since 2017 Apple has spent almost $18 million on lobbying the Trump administration, and hired a pro-Trump lobbyist last week. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Apple CEO Tim Cook told ABC News that he doesn't believe in lobbying, despite the millions Apple shells out every year lobbying the US government. Cook gave an interview to ABC's Rebecca Jarvis on Wednesday at Apple's Mac Pro manufacturing plant in Austin, Texas. President Trump flew down to tour the plant the same day and walked around with Cook.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: 8 weird robots NASA wants to send to spaceSee Also:Apple details plans to build a $1 billion campus in Austin ahead of Trump's visit to its Texas factoryApple CEO Tim Cook explains the 'revelation' he had late in life that led him to realize his 'highest value'Apple CEO Tim Cook says privacy isn't a feature that should be built into products after the factSEE ALSO: Donald Trump berates Apple CEO Tim Cook for removing the iPhone home button
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After False Drug Test, He Was Put in Solitary for 120 Days
Hundreds of New York State prisoners were locked in cells, denied release or removed from programs when tests erroneously showed they had used narcotics, according to a lawsuit.
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'Radical and ambitious': Britain's Labour to unveil election platform
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will unveil his opposition party's election manifesto on Thursday, setting out how in government he wants to transform Britain with "the most radical and ambitious plan" in decades.
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Bolsonaro wants to end democracy in Brazil. Here's one way he could do it | David Miranda
Brazil’s far right knows it needs protests and chaos to justify a restoration of dictatorship-era measuresThe challenges to democracy and civic order in Brazil, the world’s fifth most populous country, have increased significantly in the past couple of weeks. As dangers to Jair Bolsonaro, the Brazilian president, and his movement grow, so, too, do the threats emanating from them.Tensions reached a boiling point last week when the former president Luiz Ignácio Lula da Silva was released from prison after Brazil’s supreme court ruled that the constitution bars imprisonment of defendants, such as Lula, before they have exhausted their appeals. Continue reading...
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Coldplay pause touring until they can offer 'environmentally beneficial' concerts
The British group are delaying a tour to support new album Everyday Life as they work towards developing concerts that will be carbon neutralColdplay have pledged to make any tour in support of their new album “actively beneficial” to the environment.Frontman Chris Martin told BBC News that the British group was waiting to tour their new album, Everyday Life, so they can ensure such a tour is carbon neutral. “Our next tour will be the best possible version of a tour like that environmentally,” said Martin. “We would be disappointed if it’s not carbon neutral. We’ve done a lot of big tours at this point. How do we turn it around so it’s not so much taking as giving?” Continue reading...
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Schalke Striker Ahmed Kutucu Lists Manchester United Among Dream Destinations
Schalke youngster Ahmed Kutucu has listed Manchester United among his dream clubs and outlined his desire to play in the "beautiful and special" Premier League...
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Uber will start audio-recording trips to protect its passengers
Uber has plans to ensure its passengers feel safe when using the taxing service by introducing an audio-recording safety feature to all rides. This feature, which will be tested in Mexico and Brazil next month, is being introduced amidst increasing user safety concerns, as first reported by The Washington Post.  Once it’s been tested in various Latin American cities, Uber has plans to roll out the feature in the US, which will eventually allow drivers to automatically record all rides, while passengers can opt in to activate the feature through the app’s Safety Toolkit prior to their ride. Neither driver… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Uber
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Tom Smith, former Scotland captain and Lions prop, reveals cancer diagnosis
Forty-eight-year-old’s cancer has spread to liver and brainSmith: ‘I want to do the right thing for my family’The former Scotland captain Tom Smith, who won 61 international caps between 1997 and 2005 as well as touring with the British and Irish Lions, has been diagnosed with stage four colorectal cancer.Smith has received intensive rounds of chemotherapy and is also undergoing radiotherapy after the cancer spread to his liver and brain. Smith, who played for the Caledonian Reds, Glasgow Caledonians, Brive and Northampton, now lives in the south of France. Continue reading...
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Axelrod: Biden 'Mr. Magooing' his way through debate
CNN's David Axelrod and Van Jones discuss 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's performance in the fifth democratic debate.
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Stephen Colbert getting taught rugby in New Zealand is hilariously painful
Stephen Colbert's New Zealand trip may have started with a nice, cheerful ride from the airport with PM Jacinda Ardern, but now the real work begins. In the segment above, two former New Zealand All Blacks rugby players, Piri Weepu and DJ Forbes, join Sky TV broadcaster Laura McGoldrick to teach the Late Show host how to play their national sport — from the precision of lineouts and kicks to the heavy lifting of tackles and scrums. The verdict? Colbert may not be a natural rugby player, but he certainly gives 110 percent. Read more... More about New Zealand, Stephen Colbert, The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, Rugby, and Entertainment
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Van Jones: Buttigieg 'falls off cliff' on racial issues
CNN's Van Jones says that 2020 Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg is very capable talking about most issues but struggles when it comes to connecting with black voters.
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Nine reasons why the stock markets are far too optimistic
As global economic risks deepen and multiply, equity values rise further - is this what’s called a ‘melt-up’?This past May and August, escalations in the trade and technology conflict between the US and China rattled stock markets and pushed bond yields to historic lows. But that was then: since then, financial markets have once again become giddy. US and other equities are trending towards new highs, and there is even talk of a potential “melt-up” in equity values. The financial-market buzz has seized on the possibility of a “reflation trade”, in the hope that the recent global slowdown will be followed in 2020 by accelerating growth and firmer inflation (which helps profits and risky assets).The sudden shift from risk-off to risk-on reflects four positive developments. First, the US and China are likely to reach a “phase-one” deal that would at least temporarily halt any further escalation of their trade and technology war. Second, despite the uncertainty surrounding the UK’s election on 12 December, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has at least managed to secure a tentative “soft Brexit” deal with the EU, and the chances of the UK crashing out of the bloc have been substantially reduced. Continue reading...
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Is N.Y.C. Ready for a Ban on Free Street Parking?
Bike and bus lanes have meant fewer spaces. Now, a panel in Manhattan has floated an idea that could make it even harder to find a spot for your car.
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China warns U.S. of "strong countermeasures" to Hong Kong legislation
President Trump is expected to sign 2 bills into law that would sanction Chinese officials for human rights abuses in Hong Kong
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Pokémon Sword and Shield is the fastest-selling Nintendo Switch game yet
Pokémon Sword and Shield are off to a great start, selling more than 6 million copies in the week since their release. That’s according to a tweet from The Pokémon Company, which notes that the figures make the latest mainline Pokémon instalment the fastest-selling Nintendo Switch game of all time. (It’s worth caveating, of course, that Sword and Shield are technically separate releases, albeit ones that are almost identical in content.) New Pokémon games are invariably strong performers. The last all-new releases, Sun and Moon for 3DS, have sold 16.17 million copies to date according to Nintendo, and they were the company’s fastest-selling games ever in the West upon release. It’s worth noting, though, that the 3DS had a larger install... Continue reading…
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Alex Salmond appears in court on attempted rape charge
Scotland’s former first minister faces 14 charges that also include indecent assault Alex Salmond, the former first minister of Scotland, has appeared in court accused of attempting to rape a woman at Bute House, the Georgian property in Edinburgh’s new town used as the official residence of Scotland’s first ministers, in June 2014.He appeared at the high court in Edinburgh on Thursday to face a total of 14 charges including one of attempted rape, 11 charges of sexual and indecent assault, some of which allegedly occurred numerous times, and two common law charges of indecent assault dating to 2008. Salmond has repeatedly denied the charges. Continue reading...
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Apple’s first big TV Plus movie may be in jeopardy as company cancels premiere
Image: Apple Apple has abruptly cancelled the premiere of The Banker, its first major movie for Apple TV Plus, after charges have emerged concerning a member of the family the film is based on, Deadline is reporting. The film was originally due to have its premiere on Thursday, on the closing night of AFI Fest in Hollywood, ahead of its theatrical release on December 6th. “We purchased The Banker earlier this year as we were moved by the film’s entertaining and educational story about social change and financial literacy,” Apple said in a statement to Deadline. “Last week some concerns surrounding the film were brought to our attention. We, along with the filmmakers, need some time to look into these matters and determine the best next steps. In... Continue reading…
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'Start Here': Was there a 'quid pro quo?' 'The answer is yes,' Sondland says
It's Thursday, Nov. 20, 2019. Here's what you need to know to start your day.
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OECD sees global growth at decade-low, blames governments' indecision
The global economy is growing at the slowest pace since the financial crisis as governments leave it to central banks to revive investment, the OECD said on Thursday in an update of its forecasts.
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Watch live: Ex-White House official, diplomat testify in impeachment hearing
Hill, a former NSC official, and Holmes, a diplomat in Kiev, will appear at the final hearing of the week
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Salary cap losing its relevance in changing landscape of women's football
Increased investment from top clubs into their women’s setups, TV rights and major sponsorships deals are adding to rapid growth off the fieldThe fact the Women’s Super League salary cap is set to be reviewed, according to the FA’s director of the professional women’s game, Kelly Simmons, is a significant step in the development of a professional women’s league. “We’re open to looking at it if the clubs think it is restrictive,” said Simmons. “We’ll have that chat with the new WSL board at some point. It’s important we’re driving on- and off-field investment as we’re building the game.”She added: “It’s just about trying to get the right balance, the right number, to ensure that everything off the pitch enables us to deliver big attendances, big audiences, broadcast rights deals, commercial deals, all the things that are going to make it thrive and be sustainable but also making sure that clubs aren’t hamstrung from attracting world class talent.” Continue reading...
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Royal Mail share price tumbles over delay in shake-up plan
Firm warns union of serious damage from strike action in election and Christmas periodRoyal Mail has warned that strike action could tip its UK operation to a loss next year as it falls behind on plans to transform the business in the face of a faster than expected drop in letter volumes.The warning sent Royal Mail’s share price tumbling more than 17%, wiping £400m from its stock market value, despite the company reporting its best revenue performance in the UK for five years and a significant increase on profits for the half year to the end of September. Continue reading...
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Fiat Chrysler to recall nearly 700,000 SUVs for electrical fault risk
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said on Thursday it will recall nearly 700,000 sport utility vehicles worldwide because a faulty electrical connection could prevent engine starts or contribute to a stall.
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‘Racism? Then we don’t play football’: Dutch clubs to stand still in protest
• Players will not play first minute of matches in top two divisions • Protest in response to alleged abuse of Ahmad Mendes MoreiraPlayers in the top two divisions of Dutch football will stand still for the first minute of matches this weekend as a protest against racism.An anti-racism message – “Racism? Then we don’t play football’ – will be also displayed on scoreboards during the opening minute at Eredivisie and Eerste Divisie games and an extra minute will be added to first half injury time. Continue reading...
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Jaguar Land Rover chief wants alliances, not a merger
Luxury automaker Jaguar Land Rover's chief executive told Reuters he is open to more alliances to lower the costs of developing technology, but is not looking for a full-blown corporate merger.
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Racist manifesto reports at Syracuse U. likely a hoax, school says
University's chancellor admits it's come up short responding to recent string of racist incidents; student protesters storm out of meeting on the incidents
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U.S.-Canada Border Community's Culture Changes As Security Tightens
While the wall and asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border have drawn a lot of attention, heightened security at the northern border has changed the character of the once-neighborly frontier.
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What does Giuliani's longtime fixer know about Rudy's work in Ukraine?
Vitaly Pruss introduced Rudy Giuliani to Ukraine's key players. Now Democrats want Giuliani to share all his communications with Pruss.
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Bram Stoker's vampire victim shows 'textbook' leukemia symptoms
Victims of vampire attacks in 19th-century novels didn't just turn pale, swoon and waste away; they displayed a wide range of symptoms that hinted at deadly attacks by a fanged, bloodsucking predator. 
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UK growth will dip to 1% even if no-deal Brexit avoided, warns OECD
Prospect of crashing out of EU leaves UK more exposed to global financial risks, thinktank saysThe UK’s GDP growth rate will slip to 1% next year even if a no-deal Brexit is avoided, according to the Organisation for Economic Development and Cooperation.The OECD said the economy would slow down from growth of 1.2% this year if parliament passes Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal before the 31 January deadline, before returning to 1.2% in 2021. Continue reading...
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‘I’m not going to be bullied into silence.’ The women defying abuse to stand as MPs
There has been a well publicised exodus of senior female MPs, yet more women than ever are standing in this election. They explain whyTucked away in the office of Labour candidate Natalie Fleet is a pop-up wendy house, meant to keep the children of campaign volunteers happy. But on the morning I visit, nobody can play there. In the middle of the night, someone smashed in the windows of her campaign headquarters in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, showering everything in broken glass. Now the office is out of bounds for volunteers until it can be made safe.“It’s deliberate, it’s targeted and it’s not very nice; and, unfortunately, in this climate it’s also predictable,” sighs Fleet, sipping a mug of tea amid the wreckage. Yet the prospective Labour MP for Ashfield is still out daily knocking on doors for Labour because for her, the prospect of her home town – which voted heavily for Brexit and where the anger at the failure to deliver it is palpable – turning Tory is both unimaginable and a real possibility. Continue reading...
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The best health foods? Soup, garlic and cake
When you’re ill, food can be a powerful force for recovery – even if scientists can’t always explain whySome people are brilliant when their loved ones are ill, and know instinctively what face to make, when to chat, when to be quiet, when to make tea, when to plump a pillow and so forth. Others are terrible, instinctively avoidant, brusque and awkward. They need to ask themselves what they’re so afraid of. But in the meantime, a great way to show you care while you build your genuinely caring personality is to do convalescent cookery.Soup is so famously a restorative that scientists with a bit of downtime often try to show the mechanism. This week, a study found four traditional broths that were protective against malaria, although there was no particular ingredient common to all four. The active property has yet to be identified, which is the fancy way of saying “we have no idea why”. It is unlikely, however, that you’re tending to someone with malaria. More probably, they have a cold (although my Mr currently has lockjaw, and if you’re wondering what to feed someone who can’t open his mouth, it is of course more soup). Continue reading...
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Re-greening: can Louisville plant its way out of a heat emergency?
The Kentucky city is the fastest-warming urban heat island in the US – and as its temperature has risen, its tree cover has plummetedThere are parts of Louisville, Kentucky, that are enveloped in green, where towering trees arc over broad avenues and walkers, joggers and bikers enjoy beautiful parks designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, the man who drew up plans for Manhattan’s Central Park.Even on the hottest days of summer, these neighbourhoods feel comparatively refreshing next to the more sun-baked quarters of the city, where shade is often an unavailable commodity on the street. Continue reading...
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Why Money (Usually) Can't Buy You A Successful Campaign
Only one major self-funding candidate — President Trump — has ever won the Oval Office. Despite long odds, some Democrats are spending millions of their own on the 2020 race, or contemplating it.
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What To Watch For In Impeachment Hearing With Fiona Hill, David Holmes
Members of Congress are set to hear from two witnesses in the week's final hearing: a former White House policy insider and a foreign service officer who said he overheard a call with President Trump.
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Snapchat’s Time Machine lens uses AI to age and de-age selfies
A new lens enables the popular social media and photography tool to reverse and speed up the aging process for users in real time, as photos or videos.
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Is There Anything We Can All Agree On? Yes: Dolly Parton
At 73, the enigmatic country star is captivating a whole new generation and riding high as the subject of a podcast and the inspiration behind a Netflix series.
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36 Hours in Belgrade
Rich Serbian cuisine and an inspired bar scene are only the start of a stay in this Balkan city, where the people are outgoing, and history awaits around every corner.
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Republicans Seek to Muddy Impeachment Evidence as Their Defense of Trump
They put forward a shifting array of arguments to defend the president against impeachment — some of which conflict.
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A Diplomat With A History Of Voicing Concerns Set To Testify In Impeachment Inquiry
David Holmes is a top staffer at the U.S Embassy in Ukraine. He overheard a phone call between the U.S. ambassador to the European Union and the president in which "investigations" were discussed.
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2020 Affordable Care Act Health Plans: What's New
ACA plans for 2020 are cheaper than last year — premiums lower, on average. And in some areas, people who qualify for federal subsidies could end up with no monthly payment. But read the fine print.
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Who Won the Debate? Internet Roundup From Campaign Experts
Kamala Harris, Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar and Cory Booker stood out at the fifth Democratic primary debate in Atlanta.
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$26 Million Disappeared From Paychecks. Who Was Behind It?
When MyPayrollHR shut down, thousands of companies and a quarter of a million workers were left in the lurch.
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This early Black Friday deal helps you save water — and the planet
TL;DR: Make your contribution towards saving the planet by getting the Flume Smart Home Water Monitor for $169, a 15% savings.  California is on fire and there’s an island made of trash floating in the Pacific. No one’s asking you to become the next Greta Thunberg, but the declining state of the planet suggests we should all take small steps to do our part. For a start, there are a number of easy ways to lessen your water usage. Some are obvious — like don’t water the lawn after soaking in a long bath — while others require a bit more thought. Get alerts and water use information via Flume, which is on sale for 15% off. Image: flume Read more...More about Climate Change, Apps And Software, Mashable Shopping, Consumer Tech, and Water Crisis
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The best place to buy an Instant Pot on Black Friday may surprise you
Was the Instant Pot one of the best-selling products on Black Friday last year? Is the Pope Catholic? Is water wet? Surprising absolutely no one, the 8-quart Instant Pot Lux was Walmart's best-selling item in 33 states on Black Friday 2018. The 6-quart Instant Pot Duo was one of the most popular items on Amazon on Cyber Monday 2018Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2019 will probably be a similar story with the addition of new models that were just released in summer 2019. From what we've seen during our investigations of all the major Black Friday 2019 ad scans (thanks to the intrepid work of our pals at BlackFriday.com), where to find the best Instant Pot deals will depend on the model you want. Read more...More about Cooking, Black Friday, Kitchen, Mashable Shopping, and Instant Pot
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This is the best place to buy AirPods on Black Friday
AirPods will be one of the most popular items of Black Friday 2019. We're calling it now. Go type "AirPods" into Google Trends and check out the related queries. Searches like "Black Friday AirPods" and "AirPods Black Friday sale" have risen by 700% from October to November and over 100% in the last seven days.  This leads up to one question: Who will have the best price on AirPods for Black Friday 2019? As of now, Walmart wins for the more affordable AirPods 2 and Amazon wins for the new AirPods Pro.  The front page of Walmart's Black Friday ad flexes the second-generation AirPods with the regular (not wireless) charging case for $129, which is the lowest we've seen during our scouring of all the major Black Friday 2019 ad scans. $129 is $30 off the original price and $10 less than this model's lowest price on Amazon ever. Read more...More about Apple, Headphones, Airpods, Black Friday, and Mashable Shopping
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Snapchat launches another aging AR lens to lure people back to the app
Snap Snapchat’s latest plan for a viral augmented reality filter takes users on an aging journey where they can use a slider to begin morphing from a toddler up to an elderly person. It mashes the success the company had with its original baby lens in May this year with an aging filter, along the lines of FaceApp’s filter, allowing users to rapidly age themselves. The lens is rolling out globally starting today and will be available from users’ lens carousel at the bottom of their camera interface. Although Snap does pay creators to build AR lenses for its platform, this lens is a Snap original, meaning an internal team built it. Seemingly, it’s primed to go viral both on and off the platform. When Snap’s baby filter went viral this past... Continue reading…
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