With the “Bold Glamour” filter on TikTok, users get narrower noses, an even complexion and a supposedly perfectly symmetrical face in no time. The amazing thing: The filter looks more realistic than before. This could be dangerous for young people.
If you think of colorful dog ears and flower wreaths on your head when you think of filters, you might be surprised. Because today’s social media filters aren’t what they might have been five years ago. The latest hype on TikTok is “Bold Glamour”, a filter that makes users look prettier. It has already been used several million times on the platform.
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I am an author and journalist who has worked in the entertainment industry for over a decade. I currently work as a news editor at a major news website, and my focus is on covering the latest trends in entertainment. I also write occasional pieces for other outlets, and have authored two books about the entertainment industry.