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FaceApp Went Viral: Now the FBI Is Calling It a ‘Potential Counterintelligence Threat’

Over the summer, a mobile app called FaceApp briefly took the Internet and the mobile world by storm with a face-aging feature that let any user take a selfie and immediately see what they’d look like when they’re old.

As it caught fire, the app became a popular topic in the news, and on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook feeds were overrun with pictures of aging friends.

While all of that was happening, Democrat Senator Chuck Schumer of New York wondered whether the app’s developer, Wireless Lab, which resides in Russia, posed a problem.

Read more at Inc.

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