Chinese photo-editing app Meitu clicks in West - ecns

Meitu, a Chinese photo-editing app, has suddenly become popular in the West with its feature of turning headshots into cartoons. The app is free and available for both Android and iPhone, and it has been widely used in Asia for some years. It offers ...

Five Free Photo Apps to Give Your Selfies a Makeover - NDTV

Want to do something different with your pictures? Bored of the same old look and want to make your photos really stand out? Well, you could learn better photography, but if you aren't interested in making so much effort, apps that apply filters to ...

Think twice before downloading this popular selfie app - ThaiVisa News

A new selfie app seems to have swept the globe in the last few days but it seems that users should exercise caution when they are using it. Meitu, is free to download on both Android and iOS devices. Like many similar apps, it offers users the chance ...

Meitu's Privacy "Problem" Is Just Another Case Of Users Not Understanding The Apps They Install - Vulcan Post (press release)

Another year, another Chinese app makes the news for anti-privacy – this time it's Meitu. Meitu is the selfie image editing app taking the world by storm, turning anyone into something out of a comic book. First made popular in China and Taiwan, it ...

This Selfie App Is Popular — But It's Raising Major Red Flags - Refinery29

If you've seen friends post photos of themselves looking like Anime characters, with smoothed-over skin, a slightly pink glow, and large eyes, those effects likely come courtesy of an app called Meitu. The selfie app is similar to Snow, a Snapchat-like ...

What Personal Information Does Meitu Take? Here's What The Free App Collects From Your Profile - Bustle

Selfie lovers are going crazy for Meitu, an app based in China that applies filters to portraits to make them look eerily like anime characters. However, some experts have raised concerns that Meitu takes too much personal information — a lot more ...

How To Use Meitu, The Photo Editing App The Internet Can't Get Enough Of - Bustle

Admit it: You've totally wanted to look like Éowyn from Lord of the Rings and/or have peach blossoms floating down your hair at least once in your life. Well, with the new genius selfie-editing app called Meitu, now you can. And if you're wondering ...

That cute anime selfie app is collecting a lot more data than it needs - Mashable

Last week, the internet was filled with adorably beautified selfies and odd portraits of polarizing political figures as we all discovered Meitu, a Chinese photo-editing app. But now the chance to dress up our pics using Meitu is much less appealing as ...

What is Meitu? Up close with the anime-style photo app - USA TODAY College

If you've noticed a sudden increase in anime-style photos popping up on your social feeds, then you've earned your first look at the photo app Meitu. A screenshot of the app Meitu. (Photo: Meitu). The app created by Chinese company Xiamen Meitu ...

Meitu selfie app apparently collecting, transmitting user data back to Chinese source - O'Grady's Power Page (blog)

The good news is that the Meitu app adds some cool selfie editing tools, allowing you to pretty much transform your selfie pictures into nifty anime characters. The bad news is that the app is apparently sending back as much private information as it ...

This App's the Latest Rage, but It's Also Racist & VERY Dangerous - The Quint

Who doesn't love apps that spruce up your selfies? Now, Meitu, a Chinese app that enhances your pictures in a single click, has become all the rage. It makes you look oh so pretty and lends your photos Chinese aesthetics. Basically, the app lightens ...

Meitu photo app prompts privacy warning - Stuff.co.nz

Meitu applies filters to a selfie to make them look like an anime. It can lighten the skin and put a sparkle in the eyes. An app that turns your photos into anime is raising security concerns over the data it collects from users. The photo-editing app ...

Here's Why You Need To Delete “Meitu” Right The Heck Now - We The Unicorns

Cutesy anime photo-editing app Meitu has taken the YouTube community by storm – but it's actually the most dangerous thing on your phone. 8928. So we've all had a lot of fun this week with Meitu; the photo-editing app from China that can turn you into ...

How to use Meitu — the Chinese selfie-enhancing app that the Internet is obsessed with - Business Insider

A mobile app that makes everyone look like an anime character has taken over China, and now it's starting to creep its way into the United States. Meitu lets you edit and enhance your selfies with various tools, including a filter that makes your eyes ...

Viral selfie app under fire for sneaky data collection - CNNMoney

You've probably seen them everywhere on social media: Selfies of your friends turned into cartoonish portraits. Chinese app Meitu -- which has gained popularity in the U.S. within the past two weeks -- adds colorful, caricature-like features, such as ...

What is Meitu and is it safe to use? Here's what you need to know about the latest selfie app craze - Irish Mirror

If you've noticed your Instagram feed filling up with dreamy pictures of your friends that appear to be hand-drawn, that's probably because they've discovered Meitu. The Chinese photo-editing app has been popular in Asia for years, but was only ...

What is Meitu and why is it going viral? - Gizbot

Meet Meitu, the Chinese photo-filter app that Anime-fies your selfies to cartoon characters. Chances are you may not know it yet. And chances are, you've just downloaded it. No matter what, you have to be aware of the fact that this app is seeking ...

Viral anime photo filter app Meitu sparks security and privacy concerns - WAtoday

Just as Meitu, the insanely popular mobile app that 'anime-fies' your face, has gone viral in the Western world, so has security and privacy concerns over the amount of data it collects on its users. Some security researchers have noted that, for a ...

Meitu: cute but very indiscreet selfies - The Quebec Times

New ephemeral star of the applications of retouching photo, Meitu carton currently with the young people. First in Asia (450 million users), the application is Chinese, and today in Europe. Remember that this app allows to modify its selfies way manga ...

Meitu app under fire for data collection - Irish Examiner

Chinese photo app Meitu has come under fire for allegations of the widespread data collection of its users for advertising purposes. Meitu app under fire for data collection. Chinese photo app Meitu has come under fire for collecting user data for ...