- FaceApp downloads have risen 561 percent over the last 30 days.
- An investigation has shown that FaceApp photos are stored on U.S. Amazon servers.
- The iOS variant makes just over $70,000/day in the U.S.
For a company, controversy must be terrific. Face-changing entertainment app FaceApp, which claims rights to your face for the privilege of aging you, evolving your appearance, or making you look older, blowing up.
In the last six days alone, over 500 percent!
FaceApp Trending At Number One:
FaceApp has gone viral and it is no surprise that it is trending at the Number One spot globally and in India. According to AppAnnie, it has already been trending at the number one position on iOS in 150 countries and 77 countries on Android.
FaceApp downloads have risen 561 percent over the last 30 days, according to Apptopia information. But in fact, the growth curve does not begin until July 12, just six days ago.
And that’s just on the iPhone in the U.S. In the UK, FaceApp has improved its download frequency for the iOS app by 570%. In Germany, which is sensitive to privacy, it is 364%.
FaceApp rose an amazing 1631 percent on a comparatively tiny foundation in Saudi Arabia. On Android, FaceApp has a comparable development curve, but the top nations are Brazil, where the app reached 764,000 fresh customers for a development pace of 248 percent, and Russia, where FaceApp only rose 76 percent but added 372,000 fresh customers. Egypt was Android’s fastest-growing industry with a development pace of 478 percent.
The time frame is correlated with the social media burst of FaceApp. While the app has been around for some time, Facebook and other social media sites have seen thousands of shares last week.
The Privacy Concerns Over The FaceApp:
While there are definitely worries about privacy with the app— mostly owing to excessively aggressive conditions of service— an investigation has shown that customer images are stored on U.S. Amazon servers.
For the time being, FaceApp says it isn’t exchanging your information with third sides, but it might be down the path. If you want your information to be removed by the app, you can do it, but the method is not fantastic and includes giving the business an email.
Even so, you’re not necessarily going to break the permit you’ve already provided the app to use your material. For now, you can simply continue to use the app or delete it before feeding it any more private information. If you’re opting for the latter, it’s likely better to delete most of your other applications while you’re at it.
FaceApp Making Huge Money:
One thing is evident: the fresh download surge has had a huge effect on the income for FaceApp. According to Apptopia, FaceApp’s Android variant now makes more than $19,000 a day. The iOS variant makes just over $70,000/day, in the U.S.
While focussing on privacy concerns, let us be clear that in a simple way that the Kremlin isn’t having your biometrics just yet, even though FaceApp is owned by a Russian company.