Talk about timing – this morning, in honor of 4/20, Snapchat unveiled a new filter that superimposes Bob Marley’s face onto your own. It was not well-received, as many found it a form of digital blackface. What few people have realized, however, is that MSQRD, a popular face-swapping app recently acquired by Facebook, had a similar Bob Marley filter for months. And, well, it seems to have conveniently disappeared. We checked the app on our phone this morning and the filter was still available, with it adding sunglasses, dreads, and the rasta beanie (your skin tone does not change). But new users who…

This story continues at The Next Web
Source: The Next Web

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here