Egene Nevgen, CEO of Masquerade, a developer of apps from Belarus, announced today that his company was bought by Facebook, but specifically the app MSQRD, who changes people’s faces and funny time of filters applied to register selfies. The news was given on the official blog of the developers, who must now join your team the team of the social network.
Was not specified as Facebook must absorb the Masquerade imaging technology, but it is very probable that the enterprise will integrate the news on their mobile apps and, who knows, even in the web version of the platform. However, there is no information or expectation for when that will happen.
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Even with the acquisition, the MSQRD must keep available for Android and iOS in their respective apps stores, operating as a separate entity from Facebook. It was basically what happened with the Instagram, for example.
What does he do?
The MSQRD is considered one of the best apps to play with people’s faces in real time, allowing you to record videos, take pictures and edit the faces who appears in the photo. One of the newest highlights added was the ability to add “celebrities” on your face, making you look like Leonardo DiCaprio, for example.
The trading values were not specified, but it is believed that this move has nothing to do with competition with the Snapchat, which recently implemented similar tools in your app. stay tuned on TecMundo for more details on the acquisitions of Facebook.