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People Are Raising Privacy Concerns Around The Viral FaceApp That Makes You Look Old—Here’s What You Need To Know

Here's what to know before you download this.

If you’ve been on Facebook in the past couple of days, your timeline has likely been flooded with photos of your friends looking like older versions of themselves. It’s all thanks to FaceApp, a popular AI-powered app that allows users to upload photos of themselves and use different filters to manipulate them.

In addition to the “old” filter, users can use FaceApp to see themselves as the opposite gender, with different hairstyles, with different facial expressions and more. It has topped Google and Apple’s download charts, and even celebrities have gotten in on the craze.

Check out Carrie Underwood and her husband, Mike Fisher, as senior citizens in the photo posted to the singer’s Instagram account: