TikTok changed the shape of some people’s faces without asking

“That’s not my face,” Tori Dawn thought after opening TikTok to make a video in late May. The jaw reflected back on the screen was wrong: slimmer and more feminine. And when they waved their hand in front of the camera, blocking most of their face from the lens, their jaw appeared to pop back…


This entry originally appeared at www.technologyreview.com/2021/06/10/1026074/tiktok-mandatory-beauty-filter-bug, and may be a summary or abridged version.