It has been reported today that Facebook has just acquired the popular face swapping application, Masquerade. That is taking the App Store by storm at the moment.
If you have not already use the application, Masquerade’s app MSQRD allows users to overlay animated filters over your face using your smartphone or tablets camera, enabling you to look like a variety of different Hollywood stars, animals and wealth of other unusual oddities as well as live filters and video selfies.
Now that Facebook has acquired the application you can expect to enjoy the face swapping features of Masquerade within the Facebook application in the near future. Although Facebook is planning to keep Masquerade operational as a standalone, free application at the current time as well as integrate into the Facebook service.
As more details are made available as Facebook starts integrating the Masquerade technology into its applications and services we will keep you updated as always.