Facebook Live Halloween Filters Are Coming to a Screen Near You

Very on par with Snapchat.

By
Tech
899 Hypes 0 Comments

Looks like Facebook is trying to get on par with rivals Snapchat by adding a Halloween mask-themed selfie to its live video feature. Makes sense since Zuckerberg repeatedly tried to purchase Snapchat in the past, even bidding a whopping $3 billion USD for the app. The “masks” feature will allow users to apply a selection of animal filters as well as a set of limited-edition Halloween-themed reactions like a cackling witch, a sad Frankenstein, an angry pumpkin, and a skeletal thumbs up. While this may be Facebook‘s first venture into filters, it’s not the first time the social media king has drawn inspiration from Snapchat. Instagram, which was purchased by Facebook back in 2012 for $1 billion USD, now uses a similar “Stories” feature. To begin a stream wearing a mask, open the creative toolbar by tapping the magic wand icon in the upper left-hand corner of the app. The mask icon will then pop up on the bottom of the screen. Let the Halloween fun begin.

Read Full Article

Join Our Discussions on Discord

The HYPEBEAST Discord Server is a community where conversations on cultural topics can be taken further.

1262 Users Online

What to Read Next

A$AP Rocky & Mura Masa’s “Love$ick” Gets Remixed by Four Tet
Music

A$AP Rocky & Mura Masa’s “Love$ick” Gets Remixed by Four Tet

Premiered on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 show.

Stream Meek Mill's New Album 'DC4'
Music

Stream Meek Mill's New Album 'DC4'

The 14-track album features Nicki Minaj, Lil Uzi Vert, 21 Savage, Young Thug, Pusha T, Tory Lanez, French Montana, Lil Snupe and more.

The ROKIT 2016 Fall Lookbook Proves Why the Brand Stays in Top Form
Fashion

The ROKIT 2016 Fall Lookbook Proves Why the Brand Stays in Top Form

The collection is entitled, “Basketball Diaries.”


CITERA® Releases a High-Performance Fleece Jacket to Combat the Cold
Fashion

CITERA® Releases a High-Performance Fleece Jacket to Combat the Cold

The latest from the “Active Transfer Wear” label.

LG's New 5K & 4K Displays Were Designed for the New MacBook Pro
Tech

LG's New 5K & 4K Displays Were Designed for the New MacBook Pro

Screen real-estate just stepped its game up.

Stream SABA's New Project 'Bucket List'
Music

Stream SABA's New Project 'Bucket List'

The 13-track project features Noname, Smino, Twista, Monte Booker, Matthew Santos and more.

More ▾
 
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Gain access to exclusive interviews with industry creatives, think pieces, trend forecasts, guides and more.

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Help us serve you better

We appreciate your support in allowing HYPEBEAST ads, where we can share contents from the latest fashion, to those culturally relevant. In adding HYPEBEAST to your ad blocker's whitelist, ads on our sites will show while you continue to browse.