Meitu, a Chinese selfie editing app that allows users to put different filters on their photos, has spread online to the rest of the world in the past few days after it became immensely popular in China. But now that the internet has its hands on it, a lot of people are using the app to edit photos of everyone but themselves.
The app is free through Google Play and the App Store, and once you download it it’s fairly easy to use. You can upload your own photos or take a selfie through the app, and then you’ll be able to edit your photo and place colorful filters like “Angelic,” “Mermaid,” or “Baroness.” The app’s mission is “to make the world a more beautiful place.”
Some have already started to push the limits of what the app can do by running photos through it multiple times. It sometimes works on pets, although Meitu won’t use the photo if it doesn’t recognize “any human faces.”