Facebook will shut down MSQRD, its AR face-filtering app, this April, the corporate introduced nowadays.
On April thirteenth, Facebook will eliminate the MSQRD app from each the Android and iOS app retail outlets. Facebook purchased MSQRD in 2016, and the AR app played a key position in boosting Fb’s internal portfolio of AR image and video gear. one of those tools, Spark AR, allows you to create customized face filters for Facebook and Instagram.
As Trade Insider mentioned, following the purchase, Fb promised that MSQRD might remain a standalone app and continue to offer updates, however the tech giant stopped supporting the app through the end of 2016.
Over the closing a couple of years, face filtering has transform a well-liked feature on social media apps, with Instagram and Snapchat providing constructed-in face-swapping gear. on account of their recognition, an app like MSQRD can have gave the impression useless for many.