'Racist' FaceApp beautifying filter lightens skin tone

Daily Mail 

The makers of FaceApp have apologised after users criticised it of being racist. The app's creators claim it will'transform your face using Artificial Intelligence', allowing selfie-takers to alter their photos to look old or'beautify' themselves. But users have complained after they found that one beautifying option, labelled'hot', lightens their skin tone. Another Twitter user, kung fu khary, wrote: 'So this app is apparently racist as hell. The app appeared to make his skin lighter when using the'hot' filter The app uses Artificial Intelligence to transform faces.