Screen Rant: How To Use Instagram Filters To Create TikTok Videos

Screen Rant: How To Use Instagram Filters To Create TikTok Videos. “Using popular Instagram filters to create TikTok videos is a great way to combine the best of both social media platforms, and even give TikTokkers an edge over the competition. While it might seem difficult to take the filters from one app and use them in another, it is actually fairly easy to do, and worth the extra effort to create a video that is less often seen on TikTok.”

Bustle: How To Make Spark AR Effects On Instagram, Even With No Experience

Bustle: How To Make Spark AR Effects On Instagram, Even With No Experience. “If you’ve ever used a filter in your Instagram Story to predict what your 2020 will look like or what Starbucks drink you are, then you’re familiar with the app’s popular AR effects. What you might not have realized, however, is that you have the ability to create your very own quirky effects to share with the world. Bustle chatted with two creators about how to make Spark AR effects on Instagram and no, you don’t need years of experience.”

The Verge: How to use filters to improve your Instagram photos

The Verge: How to use filters to improve your Instagram photos. “If you want to get the most out of Instagram, it pays to improve your pictures with a little bit of technical magic before you post them. Serious photographers do this by using digital tools to adjust everything from color balance to sharpness to saturation. For everyone else, the Instagram app includes easy-to-use filters and editing tools that can make your photos and videos more visually appealing.”

AdWeek: African Gods Instagram Filter Seeks to Connect Black American History to Ancient Roots

I’m not going to cover every last Instagram filter, but this one looked interesting. AdWeek: African Gods Instagram Filter Seeks to Connect Black American History to Ancient Roots . “The [agency Eleven’s] new Instagram filter superimposes the faces of various figures from the Yoruba religion and other traditional African cultures onto a user’s face before landing on a random match. It’s part of a project that also includes online art depicting various figures from African-American history as the deities—Rosa Parks is supreme goddess Nana Buluku, for instance—in an effort to draw connections between the American icons and ancestral folklore and spirituality.”

Morning Picker: New Disney filters are now available on your favorite social media platform-“Instagram”

Morning Picker: New Disney filters are now available on your favorite social media platform-“Instagram”. “The filter is generated as one uses it in a selfie mode on Instagram stories. The users can check out the multiple Disney characters matching themselves with the characters like Simba from The Lion King or Quasimodo from The Hunchback of Notre Dame.”

The Verge: The Snapchat cat filter shows how little we know about cat cognition

The Verge: The Snapchat cat filter shows how little we know about cat cognition. “Apologies to Taylor Swift and Andrew Lloyd Webber, but the most interesting cat content online right now is a Snapchat filter that lets humans try on a feline face. The resulting clips are adorable, confounding, and a great example of just how little we know about cat cognition.”

Vogue Business: AR filters for clothing come to Instagram

Vogue Business: AR filters for clothing come to Instagram. “Carlings, which created a sold-out digital clothing collection last year, has now released the €40 ‘Last Statement’ T-shirt that comes with a logo triggering various designs that appear on Instagram through augmented reality filters. When a customer points their Instagram camera at the T-shirt, a design appears; it shifts and moves along with the camera and the person. This allows the customer to digitally wear and share new designs without buying a new T-shirt, says Morten Grubak, Northern Europe executive creative director for Virtue, an agency that led the project.”

The Verge: How Ommy Akhe makes her ultra-cool Instagram AR filters

The Verge: How Ommy Akhe makes her ultra-cool Instagram AR filters. “I first saw Akhe’s work in the Spark AR Community group on Facebook, a place for users to show off their latest filters and share tips. The London-based creator’s filters push the limits of what Instagram Stories are capable of, elevating AR lenses to an art form. She’s created dozens of filters that are not only impressive technically, but conceptually as well, playing on everything from Co-Star push notifications, read receipts, and our AI facial recognition fears.”

The Next Web: Instagram will remove filters promoting cosmetic surgery amid mental health concerns

The Next Web: Instagram will remove filters promoting cosmetic surgery amid mental health concerns. “Over the past few months, filters like ‘Plastica’ — an effect that gives you extreme plastic surgery — have become increasingly popular, even viral. But with their rapid popularity comes growing concerns over the impact they may have on young people’s body image.”